US To Stop Deporting Certain Young Illegal Immigrants

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT) -- The White House said Friday that it would use "prosecutorial discretion" to stop deporting young illegal immigrants who entered the United States as small children and had not since posed a security threat to the country, a move President Barack Obama said would make the system "more just."

"It makes no sense to expel talented young people who, for all intents and purposes, are Americans," the president said. "In the absence of any immigration action from Congress to fix our broken immigration system, what we've tried...
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