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Obama unveils youth immigration programme
New policy allows young immigrants to apply for permits to work and study for up to two years.
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2012 05:11

President Barack Obama has opened the door for hundreds of thousands of undocumented young immigrants in the US  to get a work permit or enter higher education.

Young people can now apply for a two-year deferral from rules governing undocumented immigrants.

Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.

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