Take Two for August 14, 2013

Marking the one-year anniversary of Obama's deferred action plan

Crowd members seek help applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles last August.

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A crowd of people applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last year

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the start of President Obama’s deferred action program. It's goal was to simplify the immigration pathway for people who were brought to the country illegally as children.

More than 400,000 immigrants received temporary legal status.

We speak to one of them, Ivan Ceja, a biochemistry student at Long Beach State, as well as Audrey Singer, who's researched the program for the Brookings Institution.


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