Twenty-year-old Steve Li poses with his mother, Mary Li, after a news conference at his attorney’s office in San Francisco, Tuesday, Nov, 23, 2010. The San Francisco community college student ... more 
Twenty-year-old Steve Li poses with his mother, Mary Li, after a news conference at his attorney’s office in San Francisco, Tuesday, Nov, 23, 2010. The San Francisco community college student awaiting deportation to his native Peru won a temporary reprieve Friday when U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. introduced legislation halting immigration enforcement proceedings against him. Feinstein said in a statement accompanying the bill that Li moved to San Francisco with his parents when he was 12 and did not know they were all in the country illegally until immigration agents arrested them in September. The parents have been ordered to return to China, where they lived before they fled to Peru. "It appears to me that the only positive future for Steve is that he be able to finish his education and remain in this country," Feinstein said. "There is no future elsewhere." less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sakuma
Tue, Nov 23, 2010 4:41 PM EST