Stephanie Ramirez, left, from New Rochelle, N.Y., looks over her paperwork as she attends an orientation workshop and legal clinic for potential deferred action applicants, at St. Mary'

 

              Stephanie Ramirez, left, from New Rochelle, N.Y., looks over her paperwork as she attends an orientation workshop and legal clinic for potential deferred action applicants, at St. Mary
Stephanie Ramirez, left, from New Rochelle, N.Y., looks over her paperwork as she attends an orientation workshop and legal clinic for potential deferred action applicants, at St. Mary's Church, 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)