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Adrian Walker

For immigrants, a sigh of relief

For so many people — people like Conrado Santos — the news that they may soon be able to legally stay in the United States stirred up a host of emotions that boiled down to one: relief.

No more worries about being discovered, no more hesitation to board a flight. No more of the chronic concerns that are completely foreign to so many of us.

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