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College Board Endorses the DREAM Act, but DREAM isn't the Way to Go

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

Yesterday, the College Board formally endorsed the DREAM Act amnesty with their release of a report entitled, ‘Young Lives on Hold: The College Dreams of Undocumented Students.’ In its report, the College Board said that opponents of the DREAM Act fail to realize that “one-size-fits-all policies fail to take into account the diversity of the undocumented population.” But the DREAM Act is a “one-size-fits all” policy.

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Sen. Jeff Sessions Demands Correction from Napolitano

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DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said during a CNN interview, "crossing the border is not a crime per se." But the secretary was wrong because it is a criminal misdemeanor. 8 USC Sec. 1325(a) says that crossing the border illegally is punishable by up to six months in prison for the first offense. Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Jeff Sessions is demanding a public correction of her statement.

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Army Reservists to Help Beef Up Border Patrol

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A new partnership between the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency and Army Reservists is aimed at filing the anticipated 11,000 open jobs at the border protection agency this year. Customs and Border Protection is the largest law enforcement agency within the federal government and has the responsibility of, among other things, enforcing the nation's immigration laws.

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Age 18-29 Joblessness Sky-High -- Lifetime of Meaningless Idleness At Stake

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  by  Roy Beck

I looked out over the sea of down-and-outers in our church basement Saturday night as they ate a hot meal and waited for their free bags of groceries and bus passes. I especially concentrated on those in their 30s, 40s and 50s, many of whom have hardly held down a job in their adult years -- living dependent, unproductive and sadly unfulfilling lives. Often, the road to these lives was paved during their late teens and early 20s when they found no hope in the job market. This is why I focused most of my attention on joblessness in the 18-29 age group in my appearance last week before a select panel of Colorado leaders at the Denver University. We are minting a whole new generation of the idle dependent.

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Reply to an Outside Commenter (M&M/Mars)

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  by  Charles Breiterman

NumbersUSA received a number of "outside" comments from people who disagreed with Roy Beck's quote in a front-page New York Times article on April 9. The following was particularly interesting. I verified that the writer owns a small insurance company in Houston, Texas. I am changing his name to Mr. Smith in order to protect his anonymity.

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