(THE HILL) President Obama will host young immigrants who benefit from his executive actions deferring deportations on Wednesday as he seeks to pressure Republicans to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security.
The president will meet in the Oval Office with six young people from around the nation who qualified for his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program defers deportations for some young people who entered the country illegally.
"The meeting is an opportunity for the President to hear directly from young immigrants whose lives have been positively affected as a result of receiving deferred action or DACA," said the White House.
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