Parents, young immigrants favored in executive action

By Kennedy Elliott and Dan Keating, Published: Nov. 20, 2014

President Obama took executive action Thursday to offer temporary legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants. The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute estimates that the executive action would offer relief from deportation to many immigrant parents through a new program and to young immigrants through an expansion of Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Read related story.

SOURCE: Migration Policy Institute.