A top senate Democrat says he's 'desperate and determined' to protect DREAMers from deportation

President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to end the DACA program that protects undocumented immigrants who entered the country as children. Two senators are hoping to change that. Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Lindsey Graham recently announced a bill to protect the more than 740,000 young people who were granted reprieve from deportation and work permits under DACA. Durbin told Jorge Ramos the “BRIDGE Act” would allow DREAMers to keep their benefits for three more years if they’re revoked.

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