Edwin Valdez, 21, with his twin sisters Jennifer and Iridiun, center, and parents Francisco and Luz Elena in their Sacramento home on Friday. The Valdez siblings are college students. Edwin can petition for green cards for his undocumented parents, and is a proponent of keeping the current relative-centric system.
Edwin Valdez, 21, with his twin sisters Jennifer and Iridiun, center, and parents Francisco and Luz Elena in their Sacramento home on Friday. The Valdez siblings are college students. Edwin can petition for green cards for his undocumented parents, and is a proponent of keeping the current relative-centric system. José Luis Villegas
Edwin Valdez, 21, with his twin sisters Jennifer and Iridiun, center, and parents Francisco and Luz Elena in their Sacramento home on Friday. The Valdez siblings are college students. Edwin can petition for green cards for his undocumented parents, and is a proponent of keeping the current relative-centric system. José Luis Villegas

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