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Deferred deportation program ready to begin accepting applications

Published on Fri, Aug 10, 2012

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:

Before the government expanded eligibility last week, the Immigration Policy Center estimated that more than 50,000 Arizona residents could qualify for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative. The numbers, by congressional district:

• District 1
Total beneficiaries: 3,340
Immediate beneficiaries: 2,150
Future beneficiaries: 1,190

• District 2
Total beneficiaries: 3,590*
Immediate beneficiaries: 2,580
Future beneficiaries: 1,020

• District 3
Total beneficiaries: 5,680
Immediate beneficiaries: 3,500
Future beneficiaries: 2,180

• District 4
Total beneficiaries: 19,070
Immediate beneficiaries: 12,730
Future beneficiaries: 6,340

• District 5
Total beneficiaries: 3,700
Immediate beneficiaries: 2,190
Future beneficiaries: 1,510

• District 6
Total beneficiaries: 5,560
Immediate beneficiaries: 3,610
Future beneficiaries: 1,950

• District 7
Total beneficiaries: 10,670
Immediate beneficiaries: 6,760
Future beneficiaries: 3,910

• District 8
Total beneficiaries: 2,270*
Immediate beneficiaries: 1,330
Future beneficiaries: 950

* Numbers are estimates and may not always add up.

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