Two more Repub­li­cans join push for Dream Act

Los Angeles Times - - ESSENTIAL POLITICS - — Sarah D. Wire

Cen­tral Val­ley Reps. Jeff Den­ham of Tur­lock and David Val­adao of Han­ford have signed on as co-spon­sors of leg­is­la­tion to grant le­gal sta­tus to peo­ple brought to the coun­try il­le­gally as chil­dren.

Democrats are push­ing for a quick vote on the bill, known as the Dream Act, af­ter Pres­i­dent Trump an­nounced he will end the De­ferred Ac­tion for Child­hood Ar­rivals pro­gram within six months.

Den­ham and Val­adao joined two other Repub­li­cans co-spon­sor­ing the bill, along with nearly 200 Democrats.

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