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'Dreamers' Express Joy, Concerns in Applying to Stay in U.S.

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Immigrants 30 and younger stood in lines around the nation Wednesday to embark on the process for permission to remain in the U.S. for two years.(Google Maps)

Aug. 15 is the long-awaited day for so-called Dreamers – illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. at a young age – to apply for the right to remain in the U.S. for possible two-year increments without fear of deportation.

Here is a sampling of people native to other countries but most of whom consider themselves fully American who Wednesday happily began the application process but in many cases remained nervous about “coming out” as an undocumented person.

Click on an icon to read an individual's perspective. Zoom in and out to see the country.

 

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