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In the news this morning: Dream Act poll and promises, minorities and Twitter, Supreme Court's use of 'illegal' vs. 'undocumented,' more

Poll: Majority Of Americans Would Vote For DREAM Act - Talking Points Memo According to a new Gallup poll, 54 percent of respondents said they favored the proposed legislation that would grant conditional legal status to undocumented youths who attend college or join the military. Forty-two percent said they oppose it.

Reid: “DREAM Act Is Not a Symbolic Vote,” Will Return This Year - ColorLines After yesterday's move to table a Senate version of the bill, the Senate Majority Leader promises to bring the House-approved version up for a vote in the Senate this month.

BBC News - Twitter use strongest among US minority groups A Pew Research Center study finds that African-American and Latino adults in the United States are twice as likely as whites to use Twitter.

Illegal Immigrants Without Driver’s Licenses Risk More Than a Ticket - New York Times At least 30,000 undocumented immigrants who were stopped for traffic violations in the last three years have wound up in deportation proceedings.

How Do Supreme Court Justices Refer to the Undocumented? - Education Week In court this week, Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. used "illegal aliens," while Justice Sonia Sotomayor used "undocumented aliens."

Salma Hayek: I Was An Illegal Immigrant Mas o menos. The actress has said in a magazine interview that she unknowingly overstayed a visa after it expired. Her reps clarified that she returned to Mexico to renew it.