'Gang of Eight' senators reveal bipartisan immigration overhaul plan

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  • A "Gang of Eight" senators, equally composed of Democrats and Republicans, announced its "Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform" on Monday.
  • As part of the reform, a faster path to citizenship is proposed for students brought into the country as children, granting a key provision of the DREAM Act.
  • It is still unknown if undocumented students would be granted access to federal financial aid, another provision of some versions of the DREAM Act.

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A bipartisan group of senators announced on Monday a plan that would ease the path to citizenship for students who are in the United States illegally and would make it easier for some foreign graduates of American universities to remain in the country to work. ...

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