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Rubio Working On New Version of DREAM Act

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Mandel Ngan
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AFP
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is working on a new version of the DREAM Act.

Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is working on an alternative version of the DREAM Act, which would allow some undocumented youths and young adults a pathway to citizenship.

Rubio's version would require undocumented immigrants wait to become citizens, he told the Tampa Bay Times, but would allow those who qualify to remain in the U.S. legally while waiting.

The issue has all kinds of political ramifications for Rubio and for Florida students, check out StateImpact Florida's rundown here.