Is the DREAM Act Becoming a Nightmare?

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Thousands of undocumented young people are lining up this week for President Obama's substitute for the "DREAM Act," which was rejected by Congress. But all it does is defer deportation for two years, and nobody knows what will happen next. Will applicants have to reveal information that could be used against them or their parents? Will they deported after all when their two years are up?  Would Mitt Romney rescind the order if he reached the White House? The President says he supports the "DREAM Act," which would offer permanent residency, but he's also deported more people than George W. Bush. In a bid for the Latino vote, is he creating more anxiety and confusion rather than less?




Warren Olney