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Congress To Hold Vote On Dream Act

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Congress has reached an agreement to hold a vote on the Dream Act before it expires in March. The Dream Act provides temporary legal status to people who were brought to the U.S. as children. A proposed deal would see funding for President Trump’s border wall in exchange for a Dreamer resolution, and Senator Bill Cassidy says drug traffickers can pay for the wall.


Reports indicate that billions of dollars in drug money crosses the border each year. Cassidy says the US is only intercepting a fraction of it.


Cassidy says the fate of Dreamers is dependent on what deal can be struck for building the wall.