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Immigration action postponed, but undocumented are hopeful

Last month, a federal judge in Texas blocked Obama’s executive actions from going into effect, but immigrants in South Kern say it hasn’t deterred them. Those qualifying will be able to apply for temporary legal status under Deferred Action for Parents of Americans. “We have always been hopeful to be here legally, live a better life, a life without hiding, without knowing that there is a risk of being taken by ICE every time I leave my home.”  The story is from South Kern Sol.


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