Jesus Barrios

How Obama’s New Immigration Policy Might Leave Out Some DREAM Activists—And Why Some of Them Don’t Care
July 05, 2012

President Obama’s recent announcement that his administration would “defer action” against undocumented immigrants was met with mostly positive reactions from immigration rights advocates. The new regulations will enable people under the age of 30 who were brought to the country before the age of 16 to qualify for a work permit, though not a path to citizenship, provided that they meet certain requirements.