House GOP to consider DREAM Act legislation

The House leadership is crafting a bill that would be similar to the Senate's DREAM Act provision, leading to an expedited path to citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants. The Hill: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) are drafting legislation to provide a path to citizenship for immigrant children who were brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents, their offices said Thursday. The bill, which a Cantor spokeswoman said is in its "early stages," would be the first House Republican proposal to address the status of illegal immigrants, but it would not go nearly as far as Democrats want. While the legislation resembles the DREAM Act that is part of the Senate immigration bill, aides said it would not be as broad.   The Senate Dream Act provides an expedited path to citizenship for people brought into the U.S. illegally as children and who have attended college or served in the...(Read Full Post)

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