President’s Dreamer protection memo puts the ball on the immigration issue squarely in the Republicans’ court
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Brian Branch Price for New York Daily News
Daniela Alulema, left, of the New York State Youth Leadership Council, consults with activist Sonia Guinansca during a recent demonstration in Manhattan in favor of implementing DREAM Act legislation to protect undocumented immgrant youth
But 800,000 young undocumented immigrants, their families and friends are happy — and with good reason.
Last Friday President Obama announced his decision to stop deporting those young immigrants and to grant them temporary work permits as long as they fulfill certain conditions, similar to those required to qualify for the DREAM Act.