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Obama to stop deporting young illegal immigrants
The Obama administration will reportedly no longer deport illegal immigrants under age 30 who came to the U.S. at an early age and have since led law-abiding lives. These immigrants will also be given work permits, and White House officials say as many as 800,000 immigrants may be eligible. The new initiative, which circumvents congressional inaction on the DREAM Act, is being seen as a way to solidify Obama's standing amongst Latino voters in the run-up to the November election.
 
By the end of January 2008, President Obama had raised well over $7 million from Wall Street moguls, but by January of this year he had raised just $2.4 million.
By the end of January 2008, President Obama had raised well over $7 million from Wall Street moguls, but by January of this year he had raised just $2.4 million.
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he Obama administration will reportedly no longer deport illegal immigrants under age 30 who came to the U.S. at an early age and have since led law-abiding lives. These immigrants will also be given work permits, and White House officials say as many as 800,000 immigrants may be eligible. The new initiative, which circumvents congressional inaction on the DREAM Act, is being seen as a way to solidify Obama's standing amongst Latino voters in the run-up to the November election.
 

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