President Obama’s immigration fix will bring relief to millions

Last updated on July 21st, 2016 at 05:44 pm

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama

WASHINGTON — Up to five million people will be shielded from deportation and given work authorization under an expanded deferred action policy that President Obama will announce this week. This expansion of a policy initiated in June 2012 comes after several years of advocacy and organizing by immigrant communities and represents a historic shift away from a deportation-only immigration strategy. Read a full report about this in next week’s edition of the Pride.