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Hot new DACA take: Baby Jesus was the original DREAMer, you guys

It hasn’t been so long since Christmas, which as some might remember, Al Gore described as a remembrance of the time “a homeless woman gave birth to a homeless child.” Plenty of people at the time were happy to remind Gore that Jesus actually had a home back in Nazareth, not that that mattered to Gore. Now that talk has turned to DACA and DREAMers, we’re getting that take warmed over and served up as hot by Father Thomas J. Reese. Baby Jesus was a Dreamer in Egypt https://t.co/Uj4eM6WjY0 pic.twitter.com/Y8iqMgASq3 —…

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Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for Dreamers. The organization, which is less than four years old, says this is the largest grant it has ever received. In partnership with more than 70 low-cost colleges in 15 states, TheDream.US offers individual students $33,000 in scholarship aid over four years to help…

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