DACA in a Red State: Living Undocumented on the Texas-Mexico Border
Kirk Carapezza, On Campus
For Roberto Valadez, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program represents a symbol of hope. He was able to enroll in college at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he graduated in December 2017.
Now, however, the Senate's failure to find a compromise on DACA has left the fates of thousands of young people like Valadez in the balance. And with a March 5th deadline set by President Trump just around the corner, time is running out.