"President Barack Obama said Friday that his administration would let
many young [unauthorized] immigrants legally live and work in the U.S.,
sidestepping Congress after years of stalemate over the nation's
immigration policy. The Obama administration says it won't deport
many younger [unauthorized] immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, sidestepping Congress after years of stalemate over the nation's immigration policy. Under the new rules, an estimated 800,000
young people brought to the U.S. as children could apply for work
permits and enjoy a safe haven from deportation." - Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2012.