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Critics, Activists Await Congressional Vote On DREAM Act

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Critics, Activists Await Congressional Vote On DREAM Act

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Critics, Activists Await Congressional Vote On DREAM Act

Critics, Activists Await Congressional Vote On DREAM Act

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This week the U.S. Congress votes on the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors bill, or DREAM Act. Host Michel Martin talks with NPR education correspondent, Claudio Sanchez, about the topic. The legislation would permit students meeting certain guidelines to enroll in college although they are not legal U.S. residents. Opposition to the bill is profound, but advocates say the act is beneficial to the students and the colleges they attend.

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