Thursday, December 9, 2010

DREAM Act Passes in the House - 216 to 198

Wednesday night the House put the DREAM Act to give approximately 850,000 students who were brought here at a young age a path to citizenship.  The Bill passed 216 yeas to 198 Nays; 8 Republicans voted FOR the Bill, while 38 Democrats voted AGAINST it.  The Bill now goes to the Senate where it is expected to face heavy opposition from the 42 Republican Senators there.
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