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Romney balancing act on undocumented youth getting harder

By Susan Ferriss

A Romney adviser files suit, on eve of convention, to stop Obama's youth program for temporary reprieve from deportation and work permits.

Excerpts from this story referencing "DREAM Act":

"… ow someone who was or is. They also tend to support the decade-old federal DREAM Act proposal — or something like it that would give youths a chance to earn …"

"… ults. That didn’t work.Romney has repeatedly said he would veto the DREAM Act, which once had prominent GOP supporters. The act would allow certain yout …"

"… ama called it a “stop gap” measure only, and said that he’d sign the DREAM Act if Congress were to pass it. Romney has pushed a “self-deportation …"

"… that void this summer when he said he was developing an alternative to the DREAM Act that could be put before Congress.To curb criticism from the right, Rubio …"

Florida student's deportation threat a window into kids' difficult lives

By Susan Ferriss

No easy path to a green card for kids who've grown up without papers, as Florida student's case shows

Excerpts from this story referencing "DREAM Act":

"… mney has vowed he would veto, should it ever be approved, the long stalled DREAM Act proposal to allow students like the Florida valedictorian to earn legal st …"

"… n and counts immigrants among her base, has been an ardent champion of the DREAM Act for many years, as well as an aggressive backer of comprehensive immigrati …"

"… s case  as proof of “an urgent need” for Congress to approve the DREAM Act, “so that many young people can form part of our armed forces or attend …"

"… Marco Rubio, also a Cuban-American Republican, has said he’s against the DREAM Act, which once had strong bipartisan support in Congress. At the same time, i …"

Senator mistakenly says marriage quickly legalizes young immigrants

By Susan Ferriss

A new GOP idea would allow undocumented youth to earn limited legal status, but not a green card, the prerequisite to citizenship.

Excerpts from this story referencing "DREAM Act":

"… wouldn’t open up a way to let them eventually earn, as the long-stalled DREAM Act would, permanent legal status – a green card. An immigrant must have a g …"

GOP candidate was undocumented child, received amnesty

By Susan Ferriss

Disclosure that a GOP candidate for California's state legislature shakes up local GOP, including House whip, Kevin McCarthy

Excerpts from this story referencing "DREAM Act":

"… indicated, the disclosure has proved awkward for Rios — who opposes the DREAM Act for undocumented youths to earn legal status — as well as for Rios’ lo …"

"… crats and his rival, Rudy Salas, also Hispanic, for failing to support the DREAM Act or President Obama’s recent move to allow youths, as a stop-gap measure, …"

"… t, among Latinos.  Since his revelation, Rios has said he opposes the DREAM Act because he wants broader immigration reform to benefit others, not just th …"

Most eligible for Obama undocumented program already working

By Susan Ferriss

Aug. 15 start date for undocumented youths ages 15 to 30 to apply for deportation reprieve

Excerpts from this story referencing "DREAM Act":

"… n for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. But Romney has said that he opposes the DREAM Act, a bill in Congress that has idled for 10 years, and lost the strong suppo …"