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Once upon a time, the DREAM Act had bipartisan support and seemed like the easiest sell in a batch of deeply controversial immigration reform measures. Under the DREAM Act, children who were brought to the U.S. illegally could earn legal status by going to college or serving in the military. Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch has supported the measure in the past. But if it comes up for a vote today, as planned, Hatch says "not at this time."

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