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Seeking Deferred Action, Young Immigrants With Blemished Records Give Pause

Published on Wed, Aug 29, 2012

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:

Ben Winograd, attorney at the American Immigration Council in Washington, D.C., said he understands why this might lead some people to be cautious.

“No one is going to want to be the guinea pig,” he said. “No one wants to bring a test case in a program like this that hasn’t been implemented before. “

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