Lawmakers say Obama promises he'll push DREAM Act
|President Barack Obama, right, with Connecticut Attorney General and Democrat candidate for US Senate Richard Blumenthal, left, during a fundraiser in Stamford, Conn., Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. Blumenthal is running in the Nov. 2 general election to fill the seat being vacated by the retirement of Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)|
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama is promising to work with senators to help pass legislation allowing thousands of young people who attend college or join the military to become legal U.S. residents, according to Hispanic lawmakers who met Thursday with the president.
"The president made it absolutely clear to us that he would leave no stone unturned" in pushing for