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Reach out to young migrants


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 11, 2013

~~<p>Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a federal program launched last year by the Obama administration. The initiative, meant as a stop-gap measure, has offered respite to any undocumented resident who was under 31 as of June 15, 2012, and was brought to this country before age 16.</p>
<p>It was a means of extending a reprieve to people brought to this country illegally as children, a two-year, renewable status that was offered when the more permanent legalization for these children, a measure known as the DREAM Act, failed to pass Congress.</p>
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a federal program launched last year by the Obama administration. The initiative, meant as a stop-gap measure, has offered respite to any undocumented resident who was under 31 as of June 15, 2012, and was brought to this country before age 16.

It was a means of extending a reprieve to people brought to this country illegally as children, a two-year, renewable status that was offered when the more permanent legalization for these children, a measure known as the DREAM Act, failed to pass Congress. Login for more...



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