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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 22, 2014

Thousands of immigrants in the United States without documentation could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being considered by the Homeland Security Department, the Associated Press reports. The change, if adopted, could limit removals of people who have repeat immigration violations but little or no criminal record. That change would fall short of the sweeping changes sought by many activists. At a news conference last week, President Obama said, “The only way to truly fix [the problem] is through congressional action. We have already tried to take as many administrative steps as we could."