Deferred Action One Year Later

June 17, 2013 - 12:34 PM
In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo, brothers Jorge Tume, left, and Francis Tume are shown in Miami. Tume’s parents brought them to the U.S. from Peru on tourist visas when they were young and decided to stay, becoming unauthorized immigrants with no legal status. Now, one year after President Barack Obama announced an executive order allowing young people living in the U.S. illegally to stay and work, nearly 300,000 young adults previously living illegally in the United States have been granted permission to stay and work through the program, the most significant shift in immigration policy in recent decades. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)