U.S. Government to Allow Unauthorized Immigrant ‘Dreamers’ to Remain in Country

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Young people who are in the country illegally will avoid deportation and get work permits under an order announced by the Department of Homeland Security on Friday.

People who were brought to the United States before they turned 16, have resided in the country continuously for five years, recently graduated high school or have a GED, are eligible for the waiver from being removed from the country, according to a statement from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

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People who fall under this criteria must also have no criminal convictions on their records and be younger than 30.

“As a general matter, these individuals lacked the intent to violate the law and our ongoing review of pending removal cases is already offering administrative closure to many of them,” Napolitano said in her statement.

She said the country’s immigration laws are…

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