A 17-year-old illegal immigrant at Lakeside High School hopes to remain in the country under a controversial new policy the Obama administration announced in June.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published a story this week that included Alexandra Alor, entering her senior year, who was brought into the United States illegally as a child.
From the story:
An illegal immigrant from Peru, Alor doesn’t venture out of her home in DeKalb County when she sees police setting up traffic stops nearby or hears about them on Hispanic radio stations. That system has worked for the 17-year-old Lakeside High School student ever since her grandmother illegally brought her to the United States about 10 years ago.
Now she sees an opportunity to remain here without the nerve-racking fear of deportation. She plans to apply for special consideration this week under a