►President Barack Obama has an offer for many undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. Since Aug. 15, the Department of Homeland Security has been letting them apply for work papers and a deportation reprieve under a policy called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. But the department says it had received fewer than 180,000 complete applications as of Oct. 10. That represents a small fraction of the 950,000 immigrants that, according to a Pew Hispanic Center estimate, could qualify immediately for the deferred action.
That got WBEZ's Chip Mitchell wondering: What would keep people from applying?
And your WEATHER for today: mostly cloudy in the morning, then cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms later this afternoon. There might be some of that soft hail developing, like i told you yesterday. Highs in the mid 50s. Then tonight, showers likely with temperatures dropping to the 40s.
Friday, showers likely in the morning, then maybe some thunderstorms later. Highs in the upper 40s. Friday night, cloudy with scattered showers in the evening but clearing up around midnight. Lows in the lower 40s.