What's Happening for DACA Recipients in New England?
DACA, or "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" has been in the news a lot recently, and for the past half year, Congress and the White House have gone back-and-forth over the fate of the Dreamers, debating what to do about their special but temporary immigration status. We take a regional look at this issue, both political and personal.
Check out Civics 101's 100th episode on DACA here.
- Ron Abramson - Immigration attorney in Manchester.
- Shannon Dooling - A reporter for WBUR and the New England News Collaborative, where she reports on immigration.
- Jessica Vaughan - Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies.
Reporting from Shannon Dooling:
"Why The 'Original DREAMer' Remains Hopeful Amid DACA's Uncertain Future," for WBUR.
"How Four Key Elements of Immigration Policy Changed in 2017," for WBUR.
Around New England:
"SNHU program offers $20 million in scholarships to 'Dreamers'," from Seacoast Online.
"Immigration battle adds pressure to funding government," from Foster's Daily Democrat.