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IPC numbers were used in this Virginian-Pilot article about Maricruz Valenzuela, a Mexican-born immigrant living in Virginia:

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The Virginian-Pilot | 09/03/12

IPC Staff Attorney Ben Winograd was quoted in today's WNYC article about the hesitation that some immigrants may feel when applying for deferred action - especially if they have a previous immigration violation or have used fake social security numbers in the past:

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WNYC | 08/29/12

An article in the Huffington Post yesterday cited IPC statistics in an article about immigrant integration.  Check out the interesting graphic by the National Immigrant Integration Conference at the bottom of the article:

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The Huffington Post | 08/28/12

Wendy Sefsaf of the IPC was quoted in an LA Times article about L.A. County Sheriff Baca and California's Trust Act:

"This is one more fight between the federal government and local government because we continue to not solve the greater problem," said Wendy Sefsaf, communications director for the Immigration Policy Center.

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Los Angeles Times | 08/25/12

CBS San Francisco used IPC's statistics about potential candidates for deferred action in an article last Wednesday.  The article warns Bay Area immigrants to watch out for scams, as more and more people try to take advantage of those applying for deferred deportation.

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CBS San Francisco | 08/15/12

NBC News published an article citing IPC's finding that hundreds of thousands of immigrants living in the U.S. might immediately qualify for the deferred action program, which goes into effect today:

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NBC News | 08/14/12

Twin Cities Pioneer Press article, "Minnesota's Latino students weigh chance to study, work without deportation fears," cites IPC's study (Who and Where the DREAMers Are), which states that more than 9,000 immigrants living in Minnesota could benefit from President Obama's deferred action:

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Twin Cities Pioneer Press | 08/13/12

Cronkite News listed IPC statistics in an article about the deferred deportation program preparing to accept applications on August 15, 2012.  The numbers come from IPC's "Who and Where the DREAMers Are," and breaks down the numbers of eligible immigrants living in Arizona by congressional district:

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Cronkite News | 08/10/12

Homeland Security Today cited the IPC's study, "Who And Where the DREAMers Are," in an in-depth article describing the new criteria surrounding Obama's deferred action plan:

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Homeland Security Today | 08/06/12

IPC's own Wendy Sefsaf was quoted in a Mercury News article about DREAMers living in the Bay Area.  In that area alone, there are about 65,000 immigrants who could benefit from Obama's new deportation policy coming into effect August 15, 2012.  But the Bay Area isn't the only region of the country with hopeful DREAMers: 

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Mercury News | 08/05/12