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Students watch as Inslee signs the DREAM Act

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OLYMPIA — As Gov. Jay Inslee signed the DREAM Act into law Wednesday afternoon, the crowded state reception room was filled with applause, cheering — and mariachi music, played by Wenatchee High School students.

“He wanted his favorite band to be there,” said Mariachi Huenachi director Ramon Rivera.

The band, which performed at the Capitol earlier this month for Latino Legislative Day, received the last-minute call from Inslee on Monday to be part of the ceremony, he said.

“I’m just…

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