By guest blogger Liana Heitin This morning, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that certain undocumented youths who came to the United States at a young age will not face deportation and will be eligible for work permits. In essence, the new policy, effective immediately, bypasses Congress to implement portions of the DREAM Act, which would have given undocumented youths who had finished college or served in the military a path to citizenship but was blocked by Senate Republicans. Under the policy shift, individuals qualify for a deferment of removal proceedings for two yearswith the possibility of renewaland...
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The National Conference of State Legislatures finds that state lawmakers are less focused on immigration-related measures than last year.
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