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'Dreamers' get free legal assistance

Posted at 1:21 PM, Oct 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-02 13:21:21-04

Young undocumented immigrants or 'Dreamers' meet with immigrant rights advocates and pro-bono lawyers in West Palm Beach Sunday for free legal assistance.
The event took place at Forest Hill High School.

Thursday is the final date to renew DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)  before the administration starts phasing it out in the next six months.
That will leave in limbo 800,000 'Dreamers' who have benefited from the program for the last five years. 
"We're supporting immigrant community and immigrant children who are working hard and working toward a future and making the U.S. a better country," said Jacqueline Delgado with the Delgado Law Group.
Approximately 150,000 young immigrants whose deferred action expires before March 5, 2018, are eligible to reapply for the program.