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Obama's Dream Act lite ...

Published July 10, 2012 2:55 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

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- Dream Act lite: Obama's immigration maneuver - Salt Lake Tribune Editorial

President Obama has decided to spare from deportation aliens who were brought to this country illegally as children, are in school or are military veterans, and have not committed serious crimes. It's the right policy. It's also brazenly political.

This being a presidential election year, we are shocked — shocked! — that the president would stoop so low.

But, seriously, the president is right that it makes no sense to spend immigration enforcement resources deporting young people who came to the United States under the age of 16, have lived in this country for at least five years, live here now and are Americans except for the fact that their parents broke the immigration laws. [Read the rest ...]