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Coalition Announces Events To Help Undocumented Youth Apply For Temporary Permission To Stay In U.S.

NEWARK – On June 15, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would not deport certain DREAM Act–eligible undocumented youth. Under a directive from the secretary of DHS, these youth will be given a type of temporary permission to stay in the U.S. called “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).”