Obama: DREAM act vote 'incredibly disappointing'

Obama: DREAM act vote 'incredibly disappointing'

POSTED: Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 7:23pm

UPDATED: Sunday, December 19, 2010 - 7:49am

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says it is "incredibly
disappointing" that Senate Republicans blocked a bill to grant
some illegal immigrants a chance to gain legal status.

In a statement, Obama says the DREAM Act is the right thing to
do for the county, and important for economic competitiveness,
military readiness and law enforcement efforts. He says there was
"simply no reason" not to pass the legislation.

The measure fell five votes short of the 60 needed to move
forward Saturday. The bill would allow illegal immigrants brought
to the U.S. as children a chance to gain legal status if they
enroll in college or join the military.

Critics called the measure a back-door grant of amnesty that
would encourage more illegal immigration.

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While I pray that the nation faces no crisis during the remainder of his term; I so look forward to more and greater disappointments for this empty-suit marxist muslim!!!!
Couldn't happen to a more deserving person!!

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