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today we're honoring that trust with the dream and promise act top leaders in the house of representatives on Tuesday introduced a bill I'll bring a pathway to citizenship for more than two million undocumented immigrants resurrecting an issue that is put Democrats bitterly at odds with president Donald Trump the treatment promise active twenty nineteen aims to help immigrants who were brought illegally to the U. S. as children known as dreamers who face possible deportation house speaker Nancy Pelosi as we take on historic step to protect patriotic men women who in being here , and the wisdom of Ronald Reagan make America more American , about seven hundred thousand of the dreamers are protected under the Obama era program called the deferred action for childhood arrivals program or Dhaka trump is been trying to end the daca program but his executive order has been blocked in the courts now awaits a review by the Supreme Court had rather work with the Democrats let the Supreme Court room first the house bill would grant dreamers the chance to become permanent US residents and eventually applied to be citizens to be eligible dreamers would have to be employed server the military or be enrolled in higher education while the bill is likely to pass the democratic controlled house Republicans who control the Senate have in the past did note such efforts as amnesty , the legislation comes a day after trump introduced his twenty twenty budget proposal which includes eight point six billion dollars to build the wall of the U. S. Mexico border the move is likely to renew a fight that led to last winter's five week government shutdown