Mexico moves to recognize Dreamers’ US education

2/27/2017 The Hill 

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The Mexican Senate will discuss a bill Monday to help people deported from the U.S. to Mexico cut through red tape to get their American educational degrees recognized in the country.

Mexicans who study abroad often have trouble validating American degrees at home.

Senators will discuss proposed changes to the measure originally introduced by President Enrique Peña Nieto, reported Reforma newspaper.

The move is especially relevant for so-called “Dreamers” — recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. To qualify for DACA, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children have to prove they are either in school or have completed at least high school.

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