Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Obama Administration Implements New Immigration Policy

Changes to the Obama administration's immigration policy went into effect today. A new policy called Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals allows eligible undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States for up to two years without facing deportation. In Oakland today, Democratic Congressmember Barbara Lee spoke to immigrants, immigration advocates and the media to introduce the changes and outline the major requirements of the program. Opponents accuse the President of pandering to the Latino vote. Alex Kekauoha reports.