Young immigrants have been in the news recently for going to extremes to enter and stay in the United States. But acquiring U.S. permanent residency is more challenging than ever. Those who have made it to America and are currently waiting for visas may have to wait a little longer. A recent Supreme Court ruling will require a majority of underage immigrants to start the visa approval process all over again when they turn 21.
While politicians tout immigration reform as a "pathway to citizenship," immigrants may have other more pressing concerns upon their minds. Surveys conducted by Pew Research Center of Hispanics and Asian-Americans seem to indicate that concerns over deportation may be more vital.
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