News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by A Martínez
Airs Weekdays 9 to 10 a.m.

Man who missed DACA age cut-off gets 2nd chance




Jesus Cortez mows a customer's lawn in Orange County. He's hoping he can put his college education to use if he qualifies for immigration relief under the Obama administration's new immigration plan. He's earned a master's degree, but was too old to qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in 2012.
Jesus Cortez mows a customer's lawn in Orange County. He's hoping he can put his college education to use if he qualifies for immigration relief under the Obama administration's new immigration plan. He's earned a master's degree, but was too old to qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in 2012.
Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

As many as 300,000 immigrants will be able to apply for temporary legal status next week.

Under a White House plan, people who came to the U.S. as minors to be eligible for the program, and their age won't matter.

KPCC's Leslie Berestein Rojas profiles one man who missed the age cut-off for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.