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Shawnice Rodriguez
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Fri Mar 1, 2013 10:02am
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When I first started thinking about a topic for this annotated bibliography I didnít know what to pick. I wanted to pick something that I would actually want to learn about and when in class you said it could the same topic as for our augmentative paper I thought that the Dream Act would be an appropriate topic.. The Dream Act is a law that would allow students who are illegal to attend college and work legally in the United States. Although congress already passed something similar to it it it not the same and has various limitations. Do be completely honest I do not know as much information on this topic as I should. I think this is a good opportunity to inform myself and do my own research to make my own opinion on this topic. I think it is important to use recent date because legislature is always changing. The little information that I know about the Dream Act has been through the media and I have learned that the media is not a reliable source. For this topic I would like to research both parts of the argument and helpfully be able to use it for my argumentative paper. I know that articles on this topic are very heated and bias but I do not know where I would start in my research, if to research articles that are published in everyday magazines or to focus on scholarly articles. I think that it is important to hear the voice of everyday people because it directly affects all immigrants, illegal or legal, but I want to know from a legislative standpoint what are the hold backs and the opinions on this topic. I think that it is a good time to do research on this topic after the elections. The states with the highest number of electoral votes are those with the biggest immigration populations, California and Florida, just to mention a few. For my annotated bibliography I want to research the how if the Dream Act actually became as law the affect that it would have both positive and negative.

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