To qualify for the order, the undocumented worker must be 30 to 16 years old. They must have lived in the US for five years and never have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. Additionally , they need to be enrolled in school or have graduated.
This executive order has been argued by critics like the "Tea Party" to be a violation of the 10th amendment in which the government has ceased to "protect its citizens." Although the order protects these undocumented people from deportation, the administration has openly expressed that the order is a temporary measure and not a clear path for a Green Card or political amnesty.
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