Immigration policy makes impact on UNC student

by Jessa O’Connor

Deferred Action Immigration
UNC student Rubi Franco Quiroz (center) is an undocumented immigrant who receives protection from deportation through President Obama’s deferred action programs. Here, Quiroz is reunited with her family in Mexico after 13 years. (Photo courtesy of Rubi Franco Quiroz)

This year, the Supreme Court will review the constitutionality of President Obama’s “deferred action” immigration policies. They protect undocumented immigrants from deportation for a set period of time. The court is being asked to decide whether the President exceeded his power in creating the two programs. Jessa O’Connor talked with a student who’s protected by deferred action.

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