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09/24/2013 08:46 am ET

DREAMer Gets Temporary Work Visa, Changes Her Life

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Eren Sanchez said since receiving a temporary work visa in July she feels like Dorothy in the movie "The Wizard of Oz."

She's seeing the world in color for the first time.

Sanchez, 24, is among the more than 565,000 young immigrants in the U.S. who have received two-year visas in the past year. The permits are offered under a year-old federal program for people ages 15 to 30 who have grown up in the U.S., but arrived illegally in the country as children.

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