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There are several issues of concerns Latino community.
And number one maybe the fact that 90% of them support passage of a DREAM Act that would allow children who.
Grown up in this country who are in school -- serve in the military it apparently becoming American citizens.
The congress has blocked this U -- one but it does 90% support for the concept of helping young kids that were brought in this country.
Against through no fault of the round -- for their entire lives our academic achievers -- wanna serve in the military.
I would like to stay in the United States legally there's 90% support for that among Latinos I think there's -- -- percent support -- that among the American people that constant.
The DREAM Act itself has problems that led to that opposition the first problem the DREAM Act as we can't get sixty votes for senate that right away in a person that -- to operate in the process.
Wanna get something done I have to have sixty votes there's a lot of things I wanna get -- I can get sixty votes for.
The second thing is that the DREAM Act itself -- certain things that lead to that opposition for example it would allow for chain migration.
So not only -- the kids going to be out but they can use that position them bring their relatives.
And it -- to be 34 million people so that raises red flags.
So here's what I think we should we should figure out a way to accommodate them and there are ways to do that were actively working for ways to do that and get this.
To sixty votes you know whether it's -- a process that -- -- them and doesn't.
Wouldn't prohibit them in the future from accessing the citizenship process but it wouldn't give them a pathway to -- specially carved out these are all options that are going to be on the table.
I'm willing to discuss and work with anyone to help accomplish.
What I have found unfortunately in my time here in Washington that this is a very powerful issue and that in fact there are those.
That maybe don't want to solve this but would like to leave it there so they can use it in election season Democrats sure.
Ultimately what are you also saying that you then.
In principle support the dream now I support the idea behind Mac which is to help these young kids I don't support the DREAM Act is currently drafted.
Because it allows for chain migration.
Because it creates a pathway to citizenship that could potentially discourage -- encourage illegal immigration in the future I do support and I have consistently supported even during my campaign.
The notion that we need to help accommodate these kids who through no fault of their own find themselves in the legal limbo but we have to do it the right way.
And so I'm actively engaged in working with my colleagues and -- -- groups and conservative groups and anyone will work with me to craft a solution.
That -- to deal with this issue but doesn't do it -- -- -- -- does that distance you from the majority of Latinos in America now I think the majority of Latinos in America look at this issue the way the majority of Americans do and say I'll give you a perfect example.
We have a case of a younger on South Florida who came to this country which was four years old -- -- terrorists.
Her mother return to -- she's grown up your whole life her mother returned to Colombia for medical care.
Which means of these expires she's out of status the problem is this young girls about the torn -- -- schools in the six point six GPA.
-- if Ivy League schools want and encouraging her comments that he wants to be a molecular biologists are policy camped -- the Porter.
-- if she could dunk a basket bars you can throw a ninety mile an hour fastball you know we're gonna keeper.
But -- -- about -- we're gonna reporter so the American people Republicans Democrats conservatives they look at a case like that and say you're right it makes no sense we've got to figure something out.
Now I want to do is figure something out to help people like her in that situation.
That's bipartisan that unites us thank you get the sixty votes but that although it doesn't have some of the problems that the DREAM Act -- currently drafted --
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