Mixed reaction to Obama immigration policy

Jackeline Saavedra, 27, right, who will soon be

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Jackeline Saavedra, 27, right, who will soon be graduating from Touro Law School, poses at her Bay Shore home with her mother Juana Arizaga. Saavedra, who came to the United States from Peru at the age of 14 along with her mother and brother, was happy to hear of President Obama's decision to stop deportations of some illegal immigrants. (June 15, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas)

When Jackeline Saavedra heard Friday that President Barack Obama was blocking deportations for certain young illegal immigrants, she called out to her mother in their Bay Shore home.

"She cried," said Saavedra, 27, who came illegally to the United States from Lima, Peru, when she was 14.

When her mother became a citizen, Saavedra was an adult, making her ineligible to become a naturalized...

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