MEDIA >> A gathering of individuals outside the Media Courthouse Tuesday evening opposed to the potential of a repeal of an Obama-era protection for immigrant children ended with a war cry.
“When DACA is under attack, what do we do? Stand up fight back!”
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The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is in jeopardy, said immigrants, DACA recipients, and activists from various Indivisible groups around Delaware County, who fear the Trump administration will fail to renew the protections that grant young immigrants a two-year reprieve from deportation.
These are protests are not for felons, said Maria Sotomayor, the deputy director for the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, but rather for immigrants who came to the United States as children and could face deportation over something