Identity and Cultural Pride Among DACA Students

The developmental stress and transition that comes with the various stages of adolescence and young adulthood can be a confusing and difficult process for anyone navigating the trials and tribulations that accompany it. For DACA students, this journey to finding yourself and establishing personal goals intensifies greatly in magnitude as they face unique cultural barriers […]

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The Benefits of Education for Undocumented Youth

When making the journey to the United States, undocumented citizens are faced with pressing challenges that are beyond comprehension. Their main concern is coming to America in search of prosperity for themselves and their families, leaving no room to acknowledge the trauma and mentally draining circumstances of their arrival. Unfortunately, this results in difficulty in […]

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July 2020 DACA Update

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will reject new applications for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program despite a federal judge’s order earlier this month that new applicants should be given consideration. The judge’s order came after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that the Department of Homeland Security didn’t follow proper procedure […]

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What is the DACA Program

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in the coming weeks on the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program offering work permits and protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, often called “Dreamers.” The president moved in 2017 to end […]

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