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(Source: CBS4) Daniela Pelaez arrives at MIA following a whirlwind trip to Washington D.C.

Local Undocumented Immigrants Take Pride In Obama Policy Change

With tears in their eyes, young undocumented immigrants across South Florida watched President Barack Obama as he promised to stop deporting young people.

CBS4–06/15/2012

(Source: CBS4) Daniela Pelaez celebrates her diploma

Valedictorian With Immigration Woes Wins Cheers With Her Diploma

Daniela Pelaez was worried that she might be deported back to Columbia by now, but instead the 18 year old Valedictorian of her class walked across the stage at FIU’s U.S. Century Bank Arena to receive her high school diploma Friday.

CBS4–06/08/2012

North Miami Senior High Protest

Students, Politicians Rally To Keep N. Miami HS Valedictorian In U.S.

A quick protest started Friday morning outside North Miami Senior High School on behalf of the school valedictorian, Daniela Palaez, who has been ordered by a judge to leave the country later this month.

CBS4–03/02/2012

Daniela Pelaez (CBS4)

Judge Orders Top N. Miami Senior High Student To Leave U.S.

A judge has ordered a top student at North Miami Senior High School to leave the country later this month.

CBS4–03/01/2012