[Ed. – There’s more than just the “gotcha” passage cited in the excerpt. The Breitbart authors make a case that the real number would be more like 3+ million, and may not stop at that. But it all comes back to the point that Durbin is unwilling to put a cap on it.]
Democratic leader Sen. [score]Richard Durbin[/score] confirmed to Breitbart News that the Dream Act amnesty is open-ended and larger than his advertised number of the 780,000 people who have signed up for the DACA amnesty.
Breitbart News asked Durbin on Wednesday how many people would be included in the amnesty, which is co-sponsored by South Carolina Republican Sen. [score]Lindsey Graham[/score]. Durbin answered by saying:
We’re aiming at the DACA population, which is 780,000, but the Dream Act leaves that open.
Durbin spoke at a press conference arranged by Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us advocacy group. The event featured roughly 100 illegal aliens. Breitbart News asked the Illinois Senator when he would have a public estimate for the number of people who would gain from open-ended Dream Act, and he replied:
I don’t know that we have numbers. We can tell you 780,000 DACA. You have got ask how many are eligible for DACA today that didn’t apply, and I dont know what that number is. I really don’t. It is going to be more than 780,000, but I don’t know what it is.