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WaPo – Poll: Wide lead for Maryland Dream Act

Maryland voters broadly support a measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities, according to a new Washington Post poll.

A referendum on the law appears as Question 4 on the November ballot. The poll finds 59 percent of likely voters back the measure; 35 percent are opposed.

If passed, Maryland would become the first state nationwide to approve a form of the legislation, known as the Dream Act, by a popular vote. Lawmakers in 13 states have adopted similar policies, although none has faced a statewide test at the ballot box. Federal Dream Act legislation has for years remained stalled in Congress.

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