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Legal Forum Aids Undocumented Residents in Merced

Posted February 6, 2016 by We'Ced

The forum, held last Saturday, focused on two key pieces of legislation. The first, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a renewable two-year work permit and temporary relief from deportation. The second, Prop. 47, reclassifies certain low level, non-violent felony convictions to misdemeanors.

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Prop. 47’s Second Battle — Getting the Word Out

Posted May 12, 2015 by We'Ced

The Public Defender’s Office began meeting with potential applicants as early as December of last year. “I see around 10 people every week,” said Andrade. “The application process is long and takes time because it’s on a case by case basis.”

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