"This is really about putting a face on the issue," said Sen. Victor R. Ramirez, a Prince George's Democrat and the law's lead sponsor. "These are high school graduates. This is not a handout it's an opportunity."
Foes push repeal as Dream Act cheered →
"I think the message that it sends is a bad message," he said. "If you go to jail, you still have some responsibilities."
Bill to relieve Maryland inmates of child support passes →