Jun 20, 2012

Calderon Praises Obama's 'Courage' for New Immigration Policy

AP: LOS CABOS, Mexico – Mexico's President Felipe Calderón praised President Barack Obama while at the G20 summit for having the "courage" to limit the deportation of some young undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.

Calderón thanked Obama on behalf of the Mexican people for what he called a "valuable decision." Obama announced Friday that undocumented immigrants will be able to avoid deportation if they can prove they were brought to the U.S. before they turned 16 and are younger than 30, have been in the country for at least five continuous years, have no criminal history, and graduated from a U.S. high school or earned a GED or served in the military. Read more

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