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Romney Says GOP Needs Its Own Version Of The DREAM Act

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney

Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney said at a Palm Beach fundraiser Sunday that Republicans need their own version of the DREAM Act — one piece of a policy set designed to win over Hispanic voters, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Well it’s a good thing that Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is working on that exact idea right now.

The DREAM Act — according to the version proposed by Democrats that Congress has rejected — would allow young adult undocumented immigrants a fast track to citizenship by attending college or joining the military. Rubio’s version would require undocumented immigrants to go to the end of the waiting line, but would allow those immigrants to remain in the U.S. legally while waiting.

Maybe these two have some reason to get together and talk the idea over?


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