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Gloria Rinconi’s life changed forever when President Obama asked, in 2012, for all Americans to put themselves in her shoes.
“I was a freshman in high school and after one of my dance practices I went to McDonald’s, and I saw on TV when Obama went on addressing the country about his [deferred] action,” Rinconi told AlterNet.
Obama announced that the shadow of deportation would immediately be lifted for “Dreamers” like Rinconi who as children, had immigrated to the U.S. without documents.
“They were brought to this country by their parents, sometimes even as infants, and often have no idea that they’re undocumented until they apply for a job or a driver’s license, or a college scholarship,” President Obama said. “Put yourself in their shoes.”
Born in Arcelia, Guerrero, Mexico, Rinconi came to the U.S. with her parents when she was just
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