Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the country for at least 5 years from 6/15/12 (and meet other requirements) to obtain a temporary legal status and a work permit.
There are students who have been in the US since they were children, and often don’t know that they are undocumented until they apply for a driver’s license or student loan. The DREAM Act was intended to address the disincentive these children face to remain in school and continue into higher education. A general sense
The Olympic National Park and surrounding areas contain a plant called salal that was frequently harvested by Latinos and sold to floral arrangement companies. In May 2011, a couple was stopped by the Forest Service outside of Forks, WA and asked for their salal harvesting permits and drivers licenses. When a Border Patrol agent arrived