Simón Rios http://nhpr.org en Change in Policy May Help Immigrants Stay in the U.S. http://nhpr.org/post/change-policy-may-help-immigrants-stay-us <p>President Barack Obama has set a record number of deportations last fiscal year, removing nearly 400,000 illegal immigrants.</p><p>Despite this, a new administration policy set in August allows undocumented immigrants without criminal records to stay in the United States.</p><p>Seven months ago 19-year old Juan Valdez had to appear in a Nashua courtroom for driving without a license.</p><p>The Manchester resident had been undocumented since he came to the U-S from Mexico at age three.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:24:00 +0000 Simón Rios 1368 at http://nhpr.org