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Over 100,000 Young Immigrants Granted Deportation Reprieve

Clip: Season 2012 | 9m 17s

When Congress failed to pass the DREAM Act, President Obama issued the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The federal initiative has given young people, brought to the U.S. illegally before the age of 16, the chance to defer deportation. Ray Suarez profiles three young immigrants who have applied for the program.

Aired: 12/14/12

Rating: NR

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