Reid, Menendez and Durbin address a news conference after opponents blocked passage of the "Dream Act" at the US Capitol in Washington

 
Reid, Menendez and Durbin address a news conference after opponents blocked passage of the "Dream Act" at the US Capitol in Washington
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (L), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) (C) and Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) address a news conference after opponents blocked passage of the "Dream Act" at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 18, 2010. The measure would have provided a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)