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There are more than 200 hundred questions on the Pennsylvania Bar Exam, but for the past few years there was one question even the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners wasn’t sure how to answer.

The question wasn’t one that bar applicants are graded on. Instead, it was the question asking about the would-be lawyer’s immigration status, and what stumped the board was whether applicants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, sometimes called “Dreamers” after a legislative initiative designed to support them, should be admitted to the bar.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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