Dem Congressman: Pass DREAM Act or we'll shut down the government

More posturing from Democrats who are looking to capitalize politically on Donald Trump's plan phase out DACA over 6 months. One Democratic congressman is threatening to shut down the government unless Republicans in congress pass the DREAM Act, which would legalize most DREAMers. The Hill: Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) threatened on Friday to back a government shutdown if the House failed to pass the Dream Act to protect thousands of young immigrants from being deported.  "We have a Democratic caucus where I know the vast majority of the members of the Democratic caucus are ready to say ‘If there is no pathway forward, not only for the 800,000 and for visas for all of you, but also for the rest of immigrant youth through the Dream Act, then there is no government for anyone,'" Gutierrez said at a press conference.  Gutierrez's comments come after Attorney General Jeff Sessionsannounced that the Trump administration...(Read Full Post)

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