DREAM Act Analysis: Work Permits for Millions of Illegal Aliens, ‘Ignores Criminal Records’

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Matthew Boyle
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Article date: 
4 February 2021
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National News
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Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) will on Wednesday release a detailed analysis of the DREAM Act, showing that the leftist policy would undermine American workers’ economic opportunities and the safety of American families.
The document, which Breitbart News has obtained exclusively, reveals the push for a DREAM Act would grant upwards of 2 million illegal aliens work permits immediately and eventually full citizenship....
Citing the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Cotton’s document notes that the DREAM Act would give “work permits and eventual citizenship” to more than 2 million illegal aliens....

The document notes the DREAM Act “provides amnesty largely to adults, not children.”

“In fact, 87% of DACA recipients are older than 20, and approximately 130,000 DACA recipients are in their 30s, according to data from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [USCIS],” the document concludes, citing a document from USCIS.