Monday, June 27, 2011

Requiem for a dream

Rachel Maddow had a segment analyzing the history and ultimate failure to pass The Dream Act, which was supposed to help people who came into this country as kids but through no fault of their own are illegal aliens. Sometimes this kind of stuff is kind of abstract, so she followed it with this segment of an outstanding individual who had been caught in this same dilemma:

I think the parallels to the more traditional coming out story were strong and well used to illustrate the point, and both Maddow and her guest, Jose Antonio Vargas had some reason to understand that. The website that they mention is   Define America .

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