Delaware DACA Recipients Say They’re Americans And Will Fight To Stay
Delaware DACA recipients say they’re Americans and will fight to stay
As Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the phase out of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Tuesday morning, Delaware’s senior senator, Tom Carper (D-Delaware), was meeting with DACA recipients, often called DREAMers, at Delaware State University.
Those students say the U.S. is their home and they’re here to stay.
Former President Barack Obama enacted DACA in 2012 after Congress failed to pass immigration reform. It allowed people like 20-year-old Yulma Lopez, brought here as a three-year-old child, to work and attend school – if they provided information about where they live and go school. As long …