Potential Immigration Reform Through Proposed "Achieve Act"

A new bill has been filed in Congress by Republicans in what is called the “Achieve Act.” The legislation would provide a legal status to immigrants that came into the United States as children. The concept is similar to the executive order granting Deferred Action for childhood arrivals that was announced on June 15, 2012 and went into effect on August 15, 2012. The Achieve Act would not provide citizenship to young immigrants, but would enable them to someday obtain citizenship through normal processes. The proposed legislation would enable to work freely without the fear of being deported that the estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants battle with every day. For more information as to the Achieve Act, click the following link. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/politics/july-dec12/immigration_11-28.html


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