Dreamers out on a limb

After President Donald Trump announced his plan to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, many supporters of the policy have voiced their outrage over the announcement. DACA recipients, who number over 800,000, continue to pressure the government for a more permanent solution. “With DACA ending, the future for Dreamers remains a gray […]

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My DACA story: Abby

A high school senior from Boyle Heights in Los Angeles believes she’ll be able to attend college and find meaningful work upon graduate even though she is an undocumented immigrant. This student shared her optimism with Boyle Heights Beat for a series of interviews with people impacted by the Trump Administration’s September announcement it would […]

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‘Dream Fund’ makes college more attainable for undocumented students

A Bakersfield program provides scholarships and mentoring to undocumented students who don’t qualify for state or private financial aid.  The College Dream Fund has helped send its students to over a dozen universities.  The founder, a coach for a high school civics club, felt compelled when bright students couldn’t afford to go to college.  “At the […]

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