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Sat March 16, 2013

New York State Senator Jose Peralta - THE DREAM Act and the New York State budget

New York State Senator Jose Peralta

As New York State budget talks reach their final days, and perhaps even hours,  a group of Hispanic lawmakers is pushing for the inclusion of the Dream Act in the budget, It would offer college aid to children of undocumented immigrants who were born in the country.

WAMC's Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt spoke to Senator Jose Peralta of Queens, one of the bill’s sponsors.