POLL: 60 Percent Of Marylanders Support State DREAM Act

In a new survey, 60 percent of likely voters support Maryland’s DREAM Act, which will let undocumented students pay in-state tuition at state colleges so long as they attended Maryland high schools for at least three years and their parents or guardians have filed taxes. About a quarter opposed the law, and 14 percent were undecided. The state legislature approved the measure in 2011, but anti-immigrant activists gathered enough signatures to put it on the November ballot as a referendum. “These high levels of support demonstrate that … voters understand what this law is about, and that it’s a simple matter of fairness,” Travis Tazelaar, campaign manager for the pro-DREAM Act group Educating Maryland Kids, said in a statement.