Published on Wed, Nov 24, 2010
In fact, according to IPC, Dream Act "creates a separate program for students" and does "not compete for visas with other applicants for legal permanent residence." According the Immigration Policy Center (IPC):
DREAM Act students do not compete for visas with other applicants for legal permanent residence. Instead, DREAM Act creates a separate program for students that requires them to earn legal permanent residence by attending college or serving in the military for two years while in a temporary legal status. DREAM will not affect the number of visas available or the time it takes to get a visa for those entering through traditional legal immigration.
Published in the Media Matters