For young illegal immigrants, a day of hugs, smiles, joy … and qualmsChristian Science Monitor

It is the first day that the federal government is accepting applications for President Obama’s miniature DREAM Act program, formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Young undocumented immigrants eligible for the program – those who are pursuing an education or are serving in the military – are a jumble of emotions: excited about the opportunity but also anxious about whether the government will keep its word and whether their applications will pass muster.
Aug 17, 2012 / 8 notes

For young illegal immigrants, a day of hugs, smiles, joy … and qualms
Christian Science Monitor

It is the first day that the federal government is accepting applications for President Obama’s miniature DREAM Act program, formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Young undocumented immigrants eligible for the program – those who are pursuing an education or are serving in the military – are a jumble of emotions: excited about the opportunity but also anxious about whether the government will keep its word and whether their applications will pass muster.

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