From the LA Times:
Leo Chavez, a professor of anthropology at UC Irvine, said a similar divide happened after the 1986 immigration overhaul under President Reagan. An estimated half a million people who didn't qualify under Reagan's program are still living in the country without legal status, according to figures provided by the Migration Policy Institute.

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