Tuesday, December 07, 2010

GOP rises, DREAM Act falters

GOP members who sponsored the DREAM Act are probably going to vote against it, to save their own seats in the next election. - - Donna Poisl


To see how dramatically the immigration debate has shifted, look no further than Orrin Hatch.

The Utah Republican was the chief sponsor of the DREAM Act when it was first introduced in the Senate in 2001 and, later, in 2003. But now, worried about a potential tea party challenge in 2012, Hatch is steering clear of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.

On Wednesday, immigrant advocates who have been engaged in this fight for nearly a decade will very likely see the DREAM Act sputter again with a feeble lame-duck vote.
Click on the headline above to read the rest of this story! This is only a small part of it.

No comments: