Posts tagged "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals"

Undocumented life: Many young undocumented immigrants don't qualify for 'deferred action'

Karla was born in Mexico City. She was brought to Chicago when she was 6 years old and now is 20. She went to school in Chicago. By all accounts, she would be eligible for the Dream Act, if it passes, and it seems she would qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. But... Read more »

Video: Immigrants flock to Navy Pier in pursuit of a dream

Thousands of undocumented young people gathered at Chicago’s Navy Pier and beyond for what many called a historic day. They were all waiting to inch a bit closer to the American Dream. Wednesday was the first day of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a temporary protected status for undocumented young people who would otherwise... Read more »