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Young immigrants urged to reapply for deportation protection program
Young immigrants urged to reapply for deportation protection program

Roughly 200,000 young immigrants in California granted protection from deportation under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are being urged to reapply after it was announced Thursday that the program will be extended. "It's expensive, it's invasive and it's time-consuming, but it's also one of the few rays of sunshine for the many, many millions of people who are living in the shadows but want to fully contribute to our society," said Jorge-Mario Cabrera, a spokesman for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. Nationwide, more than 560,000 immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children have been...

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