Growing Up in the Shadow of DACA
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Isvett Verde, The New York Times
While it did not provide a pathway to citizenship, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program enabled tens of thousands of Dreamers the opportunity to apply for in-state college tuition and get jobs that made use of their skills and abilities.
As DACA marks its 10-year anniversary this month, several Dreamers offer their stories and hopes for the future—and what makes them American.