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Rep. Napolitano’s Statement on Obama Halting Deportations for Young People

June 15, 2012
Press Release

Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-38) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement that he will halt the deportations of certain young people who were brought to the United States as children and do not present a risk to national security or public safety:

“This is a great step forward on the path towards immigration reform and a boon for the United States. These bright young people have known no other country: they have achieved, served, and been educated in America, and it is their love of the U.S. that keeps them here. I applaud the President for taking this step and allowing our young Dreamers to have a productive place in society.”