Quantcast hola-arkansas.com
Thursday, July 24, 2014, videos Videos Photos Photos rss RSS
Home Advertise Contact Us Opinions Subscription Weather Events Member of HDN Español
Recomended Links:    Read Print Edition  |  Yellow Pages  |  Consumer Tips  |    
BRAZIL 2014
Hola! Arkansas HEALTH & SAFETY FAIR
Hola! Arkansas CAREER & BUSINESS EXPO
Hola! EXTRA
Our Covers
Local News
National News
Mexican Consulate
Health
Education
Immigration
Arts & Culture
Entertainment
Government & Politics
Hola! Arkansas CINCO DE MAYO
NLAAD Arkansas
Hispanic Heritage Month
Sports
Business & Finance
Hispanic Profile
CENSUS 2010
BRAZIL 2014
Hola! Arkansas CAREER & BUSINESS EXPO
NLAAD Arkansas
Username:
Password.
Forgot your password?
Register
Classifieds
More
 
Font Size Menos Texto
Posted on 02-01-2013
Rate this article
Bookmark and Share
Over 150,000 DREAMers have been approved for Deferred Action


Over 150,000 DREAMers have been approved for Deferred Action
Ted Hesson ABC/ Univision

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of DREAMers approved for deferred action continued to rise in February, even as incoming applications dwindled.
To date, 154,404young undocumented immigrants have been approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an Obama administration program active since August. The program gives DREAMers permission to live and work legally in the U.S.
The latest figures, released today by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) show that even as more people are processed and approved for the deferred action, the rate of applications has slowed.
In August, the Pew Hispanic Center estimated that 1.7 million undocumented immigrants might eventually be eligible for the program, either immediately or in the future. Of those 1.7 million, Pew reported that 950,000 people might be eligible immediately, with others being too young to qualify or not yet in possession of a high school diploma or a GED.
So far,407,899 people have applied, less than half of the number thought to be eligible. A slowdown in applications began in November and has steadily declined through the winter months.

  
 
Your Opinion
Top Stories
Alejandro, the drama of migrant children in the U.S.
camara A foreigner crossed the Rio Grande near Hidalgo, Texas, the other day. He had spent three weeks traveling from Honduras, and he was carrying only one thing with him: a birth certificate. He was hoping to find relatives in San Antonio or Maryland. ...
Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Obama Selfie at LULAC Convention
camara Jennifer Lopez and Michelle Obama look like they're BFFs! The singer-actress actually introduced the first lady Thursday at the 2014 LULAC Convention in New York. J.Lo also Instagrammed a super-smiley selfie of "Me and my girl @flotus at #LULAC ...
11 teens die per day from driving and texting
camara Theres an epidemic sweeping across the country that leaves 11 teens dead every day. No, its not disease-related but instead distraction-based as nearly a dozen teens. Texting while driving is the leading cause deaths teen in U.S. Perhaps ...
U.S. births, not immigration drive Hispanic population growth
camara After decades of heavy immigration from Latin America, the Hispanic population in America has grown to the point where U.S. births are now the main driver of its growth. This trend is reflective of tough immigration enforcement and the failure ...
READ PRINT EDITION
   PDF Version
 
Channels
BRAZIL 2014
Hola! Arkansas HEALTH & SAFETY FAIR
Hola! Arkansas CAREER & BUSINESS EXPO
Hola! EXTRA
Our Covers
Local News
National News
Mexican Consulate
Health
Education
Immigration
Arts & Culture
Entertainment
Government & Politics
Hola! Arkansas CINCO DE MAYO
NLAAD Arkansas
Hispanic Heritage Month
Sports
Business & Finance
Hispanic Profile
CENSUS 2010

Advertise
HDN Internet
This Publication - Internet
This Publication - Print Version

Contact Us
HDN
Hola Arkansas
Staff

Opinions
Columnists
Editorials
e-mail the Editor

Subscription

Weather

Events

Member of HDN

Espaol

About Us

Subscription

Contact Us

News Archive

Terms & Conditions

Copyright

Copyright 2014, Hola Arkansas. This site is powered by Hispanic Digital Network(TM)
Logo Logo