House Republicans Warm to Immigration Proposal Resembling Dream Act

Republicans in the House of Representatives showed signs of support on Tuesday for easing the path to citizenship for students who are in the United States illegally—a step that many conservatives previously opposed but that now falls in line with the chamber's piecemeal approach to immigration reform.

In testimony at a House Judiciary Committee hearing, two Republican congressmen said they supported giving a shot at citizenship to people who had immigrated illegally as