Some college students who lack documentation to stay in the United States and who have been targets for deportation are winning reprieves following intervention from Democratic lawmakers, who are pushing for the suspension of deportations in such cases, The New York Times reported. Democratic lawmakers -- who were blocked by Republicans last year from enacting legislation that would have created a path to citizenship for such students -- are now urging the Obama administration to focus enforcement of immigration laws elsewhere, and not on college students. An Associated Press article examines the case of a community college student in Connecticut whose deportation to Mexico was halted.
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