Romney balancing act on undocumented youth getting harder

By Susan Ferriss

A Romney adviser files suit, on eve of convention, to stop Obama's youth program for temporary reprieve from deportation and work permits.

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"… presidency of George W. Bush.When a young woman rose and told Whitman and Democratic candidate Jerry Brown that she was about to graduate with honors but was undocu …"

Florida student's deportation threat a window into kids' difficult lives

By Susan Ferriss

No easy path to a green card for kids who've grown up without papers, as Florida student's case shows

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"… mney has vowed he would veto, should it ever be approved, the long stalled DREAM Act proposal to allow students like the Florida valedictorian to earn legal st …"

"… n and counts immigrants among her base, has been an ardent champion of the DREAM Act for many years, as well as an aggressive backer of comprehensive immigrati …"

"… s case  as proof of “an urgent need” for Congress to approve the DREAM Act, “so that many young people can form part of our armed forces or attend …"

"… Marco Rubio, also a Cuban-American Republican, has said he’s against the DREAM Act, which once had strong bipartisan support in Congress. At the same time, i …"

Senator mistakenly says marriage quickly legalizes young immigrants

By Susan Ferriss

A new GOP idea would allow undocumented youth to earn limited legal status, but not a green card, the prerequisite to citizenship.

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"… wouldn’t open up a way to let them eventually earn, as the long-stalled DREAM Act would, permanent legal status – a green card. An immigrant must have a g …"

GOP candidate was undocumented child, received amnesty

By Susan Ferriss

Disclosure that a GOP candidate for California's state legislature shakes up local GOP, including House whip, Kevin McCarthy

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"… lucky. That's all. “ …"

"… ovide any amnesty that would benefit those who defy our laws and enter the United States illegally,” McCarthy’s website says. “In order to reduce the number …"

Most eligible for Obama undocumented program already working

By Susan Ferriss

Aug. 15 start date for undocumented youths ages 15 to 30 to apply for deportation reprieve

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"… year. At the Tuesday event, a former Department of Homeland Security principal deputy counsel argued that the program was within the administration’s right to …"