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Chasing a 'dream': Immigrant youth seek legal status

Published on Tue, Aug 14, 2012

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:

Some 937,000 people brought here as children might immediately qualify for the program, which was outlined in a government memorandum in mid-June. Another 426,000 age 15 and under could, too, if the program remains in place, according to a recent analysis by the Immigration Policy Center and a consulting firm. The states with the highest number of likely recipients are California, Texas, Florida, New York and Illinois.

 

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