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The DREAM Act and the Reality of Setting an Informed Agenda for Immigration
Attempts at immigration reform in the United States have proven to be one of the most difficult and unpopular initiatives undertaken by the federal government in recent memory. While members of both political parties agree that the state of immigration in this country is truly a serious problem, the ability to arrive at a solution that most would support has proven to be next to impossible. Therefore, instead of trying to pass comprehensive legislation on immigration that is all encompassing, Congress has been working to pass an immigration law that while it answers many concerns is still somewhat limited in its scope.