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Not "DREAMers," But "Alien Minors"
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January 25, 2018, 08:12 AM
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One of the more hilariously flagrant exercises in Newspeak manipulativeness by the press is calling illegal alien minors (and, now, ex-minors) “dreamers.” This comes from Durbin and Hatch’s backronym Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act. From Wikipedia:
The DREAM Act (acronym for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act) is an American legislative proposal for a multi-phase process for qualifying alien minors in the United States that would first grant conditional residency and, upon meeting further qualifications, permanent residency.

The bill was first introduced in the Senate on August 1, 2001, S. 1291 by United States Senators Dick Durbin (D- Illinois) and Orrin Hatch (R- Utah), and has since been reintroduced several times but has failed to pass.

[Comment at Unz.com]