Turnstyle on Friday, Jun. 15th
The millions of young people celebrating President Obama’s immigration announcement this morning include the digital activists who, under the broad canopy of the “Dreamers,” launched dynamic social media campaigns to advocate for undocumented youth.
His speech on the matter (streaming live at the time of this post) says he asked his administration to change his immigration policy ”to make it more fair, more efficient, and more just…specifically for certain young people sometimes called Dreamers…They are Americans in their hearts, in their minds, in every single way but one — on paper.”
He clarified that the policy to decline to deport undocumented youth brought here as children is not amnesty.