Applicant Laura Sanchez, from Mexico, left, fills the Casa de Maryland registration form, with help of her sister Nancy, before they can apply this afternoon for the Deferred Action Chi

 

              Applicant Laura Sanchez, from Mexico, left, fills the Casa de Maryland registration form, with help of her sister Nancy, before they can apply this afternoon for the Deferred Action Chi
Applicant Laura Sanchez, from Mexico, left, fills the Casa de Maryland registration form, with help of her sister Nancy, before they can apply this afternoon for the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at Casa de Maryland in Langley Park, Md. Hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants scrambled to get papers in order Wednesday as the U.S. started accepting applications to allow them to avoid deportation and get a work permit _ but not a path to citizenship. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)