Why The Dream Act Matters

These kids don't deserve to be deported:


Adam Serwer defends Obama's new policy: 

There are 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US. The federal government claims it only has the resources to deport about 400,000 a year. Deciding not to devote those limited resources to kicking out a group of unauthorized immigrants who didn't make the decision to end up here and could eventually gain legal status is a defensible use of executive authority. 

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