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Young immigrants learning to apply for their dream

CHELSEA — In community centers across the region, young immigrants and their parents gathered to commemorate an historic event: The first day young people living ­illegally in the United States can ­apply for a work permit and a ­reprieve from the threat of deportation.

But the gatherings also had a more nuts-and-bolts objective: to provide much-needed information on how to apply for the federal ­deferred action program.

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