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Education requirements deter many would-be 'Dreamers,' activists say
Education requirements deter many would-be 'Dreamers,' activists say

Naira Zapata might seem a typical candidate for the Obama administration's deferred deportation program. Her family smuggled her across the U.S.-Mexican border when she was 12. But Zapata, now 20, dropped out of high school three years ago after giving birth to her first child. She never received her diploma, hindered by poor finances and having to care for her two young children. She still lives with her parents in Phoenix. Zapata is a sharp departure from what immigrant rights organizers once presented as a poster child for those who would benefit from Obama's immigration relief program: a high school graduate clad in a cap and gown, bound for the Ivy League. Instead,...

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