The DREAM Act is one of the hottest topics of debate right now. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday December 8th and now it’s in the hands of the Senate. To help you better understand what this legislation is all about, on this edition of “Centro”, WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Lauren Powers from the MIRA Coalition, a non profit organization that advocates for immigrant rights. Tune in!

For more information on the DREAM Act, you can call MIRA at (617) 350-5480. http://www.miracoalition.org

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UPDATE: The DREAM Act did not pass the Senate on 12/18/10. The Vote was 55 – 41.