SEARCH BLOG: IMMIGRATION
The Obama administration is hoping that their newest side-step on immigration law will bring a landslide of Hispanic voters out in November. From the BBC:
The US is to end deportations of illegal immigrants who came to the US as children and to offer the chance to apply for work permits.
Under a new plan, those aged between 16 and 30 who have lived in the US continuously for five years would be eligible to stay in the US.
The plan, which goes into effect immediately, is expected to affect as many as 800,000 people.
The move is seen as addressing a key Latino concern in an election year.[more]Only one question remains then: what happens to the older folks that were brought to the U.S. by these children and young adults?