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

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A crowd of people applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last year Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters/Landov

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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