5 percent of the estimated 1.8 million who are eligible have applied for Deferred Action.Published: Sep 24, 2012 5:00 pm By: VICTORIA MACCHI
"Since Aug. 15, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has received roughly 82,000 applications from undocumented people under age 30 who came to the U.S. as children.
The program grants a work permit and a two-year moratorium on deportation. By mid-September, the agency had approved just 29 people from across the country."
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