This editorial will appear in Monday’s print edition.
It would be a shame if partisan politics kept Congress from passing at least some version of the DREAM Act, which offers a path to citizenship for young illegal aliens who serve in the military or make significant progress in college.
But that seems to be happening as the legislation becomes a chip in a high-stakes game of brinksmanship over the immigration issue, with both parties using it to score points with their constituencies.
In the meantime, hundreds of thousands of young people who want to contribute to their country through the military or higher education are left in limbo.
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