Almost a decade after it was introduced, the federal DREAM Act -- an immigration-reform bill that would clear a path to citizenship for young undocumented aliens who agree to serve in the military or attend college -- has a shot at passing this week.
The momentum has local immigrants rallying for the cause, which would turn well-behaved young people -- who, being kids and all, didn't likely choose to jump the border -- into tax-paying, educated citizens. Just the kind of people we want around here, right Kris Kobach?
What's that? I can't hear you when you talk with your mouth full of xenophobia. Yeah, just set it on the table, next to your blackened, spiked soul. No, I didn't know souls were detachable like that. That is interesting. Anyway, you were saying about the DREAM Act?