People fill the hall of St. Mary's Church attending an orientation workshop and legal clinic for potential deferred action applicants, on New York's Lower East Side, Wednesday, Aug. 15,

 

              People fill the hall of St. Mary
People fill the hall of St. Mary's Church attending an orientation workshop and legal clinic for potential deferred action applicants, on New York's Lower East Side, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. 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 under a new government program. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)