3 Years After DACA, Inland Empire "Dreamers" Still Worried, Waiting

Aug 24, 2015

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In 2012, President Obama announced an immigration program providing a two-year work permit and a promise not to deport undocumented children who came to the United States.  However, with Obama leaving office after next year's election, it is uncertain how long the program will stay alive.  KVCR's Jhoann Acosta tells us more. 

[This story was co-edited by Matt Ornelas]

According to numbers released by U.S. Citizenship and Information Services, more than 11-thousand young immigrants have had their DACA status and work permits expire due to delays in the renewal process. 

You can find more information by clicking on the following links:

http://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-daca

http://www.migrationpolicy.org/search?search_api_views_fulltext=daca&field_publication_type=All&created%5Bdate%5D=09%2F01%2F2001&created_1%5Bdate%5D=

http://www.buzzfeed.com/adolfoflores/deferred-action-program-for-undocumented-immigrants-generate#.pkVpaV9O7

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