Two years after President Barack Obama initiated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, undocumented young people across Minnesota and the nation, known as dreamers, are facing new opportunities and fears regarding their future.
Many were disheartened by the president’s recent decision to delay taking executive action on immigration until after the November elections. Meanwhile, DACA provides opportunities for those who qualify.
The program, which offers a work permit and protection against deportation to eligible undocumented immigrants, went into effect in June 2012. The president acted administratively …Continue reading original article