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Biz Rules: Young Immigrants

Last summer, President Obama announced that his administration would stop prosecuting and deporting illegal immigrants who moved here before turning 16 years old. Those immigrants can apply for two-year visas that allow them to work in the U.S. Since the new policy is more of a lack of action as opposed to official legislation, though, employers may find themselves in unknown territory. Permanent immigration reform has proven to be a difficult task (the long-discussed DREAM Act has stalled repeatedly in Congress), and there is no way to know how long the current deferred action policy will remain in place.

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