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The Immigration Policy Center estimates that Arizona has the sixth-highest number of people in the nation who are potential beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which was announced one year ago. (Chart courtesy the Immigration Policy Center)

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DREAM Deferred? A year later, only half of state's immigrants eligible for deferred action have applied

A year after the Obama administration said it would defer deportation of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, only about half of eligible Arizonans have applied for the program.


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