[ dreem-akt ]
/ ˈdrim ˌækt /
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Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act: proposed legislation intended to provide a path to lawful permanent residency for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors, contingent upon their submission to background and medical checks and their fulfillment of educational requirements.
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Origin of Dream Act
First recorded in 2000–05; backronym for D(evelopment,) R(elief, and) E(ducation for) A(lien) M(inors) Act
Words nearby Dream Act
dreadfully, dreading, dreadlocks, dreadnought, dream, Dream Act, dream analysis, dreamboat, dream book, dream catcher, dreamer
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How to use Dream Act in a sentence
Then deal with the host of significant residual issues starting with the Dream Act kids.The Liberal Case Against Illegal Immigration|Doug McIntyre|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The move came after Republicans rejected a bill, the DREAM Act, that would have put these people on the path to citizenship.Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows, July 13|PunditFact.com|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Numbers USA, FAIR, and CIS were all part of the effort that successfully defeated the DREAM Act in the Senate in 2010.Inside The Center For Immigration Studies, The Immigration False-Fact Think Tank|Caitlin Dickson|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unilateral implementation of certain aspects of the Dream Act never passed by Congress?The ‘Defining Issue of Our Time’ Is Obama’s Constitutional Excesses|Ron Christie|January 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sweeping gun control measures, the DREAM Act, and the trumped-up “war on women” immediately come to mind.2014 New Year’s Resolutions for the D.C. Political Establishment|Ron Christie|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST