The Trump administration will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in March 2018, throwing the lives of more than 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children into limbo. Known as Dreamers, they’ve enjoyed protection from deportation and the freedom to study and work under a program started by former President Barack Obama in 2012.
Now, all that could change. While there’s been talk of Congress finally passing the DREAM Act, which would offer Dreamers much of the same protections as DACA, there’s no guarantee the law will pass. If it doesn’t and the DACA program does end in 2018, hundreds of thousands of people could end up going back to countries they have little memory of and haven’t
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