The White House is introducing a new provision under the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act that could cancel deportation and authorize employment to 300,000 immigrants currently facing deportation proceedings.

DREAM, which is on a situational basis, applies to undocumented immigrants who do not have criminal records or pose a security risk to the United States, says U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. According to Carlos M. Colombo, an immigration lawyer at Colombo, Hurd & Brandt, PL, many undocumented immigrants, including illegal aliens, could qualify.

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