Hundreds of illegal immigrants counting on the DREAM Act passing wait in line to get a passport or any other kind of assistance outside the Mexican Consulate, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in

 

              Hundreds of illegal immigrants counting on the DREAM Act passing wait in line to get a passport or any other kind of assistance outside the Mexican Consulate, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in
Hundreds of illegal immigrants counting on the DREAM Act passing wait in line to get a passport or any other kind of assistance outside the Mexican Consulate, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Houston. Illegal immigrants are scrambling to get passports and other records in order as the Department of Homeland Security starts accepting applications to allow them to avoid deportation and get a work permit. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Nick de la Torre)