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Thank you today marked the beginning of president Obama's effort to allow younger illegal immigrants.
To legally stay in this country an effort critics decry as backdoor amnesty.
-- -- -- intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge shows us the starting lineup.
In Chicago undocumented immigrants began lining up Tuesday night to fill -- the six page application the delays deportation for at least two years.
A similar scene played out in Los Angeles where the lines were long and the questions revolved around having the right paperwork to qualify under the controversial program.
Okay yeah that's right because Obama I guess -- Leo -- -- everything I have is actually trying to get ahead -- And trying to have honored to have documents ready.
In Washington DC -- the -- appeared at an event sponsored by the national immigration law center.
A group that supports the president's deferred action plan the realization -- the beginning.
I'm a young people like myself -- -- -- his client -- To legalize -- status find ways you did the right way.
The application -- 465.
Dollars in addition to a high school diploma vocational training or military service.
The applicant must show they entered the US before turning sixteen they've lived in this country for five consecutive years and they do not have a criminal record.
Observers question whether Homeland Security or DHS can handle the flooded application.
We've seen in other immigration contexts that people can be very sophisticated in devising ways to defraud -- easy ways to create and manufacture fabricated documents.
And so I think DHS endeavor real challenge on -- him.
The executive director of the national immigration law center says if President Obama wins reelection in November and if there is no movement on immigration reform in congress.
They've spent the reprieve will be extended another two years.
As for the Republican ticket.
It is really important for both.
Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney to say what their position is on this and hopefully they will understand that again.
This is about investing in young aspiring Americans and an investment in our country according to ministers -- Fox News poll when asked what issues are extremely important for the presidential vote.
Immigration ranks sixth behind foreign policy.
And just ahead of same sex marriage for both the general population and Hispanic voters the dominant issue remains the economy -- on this of the panel captain thank you.
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