DACA Program Essay

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Recently president Trump has cut the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. DACA is a program for immigrants who would have qualified for protection under the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM), a bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate in 2001 with the intent of forming a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who had come into the US before turning the age of 16.

The White House estimated that almost 5 million unauthorized immigrants could be directly affected by the cut of the DACA program according to the Law Office of Yaran Pan. The program was created after realizing that DREAMers students had increased in the United States, and was seen as a way to remove immigration
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"This is a sad day for our country. The decision to end DACA is not just wrong. It is particularly cruel to offer young people the American Dream, encourage them to come out of the shadows and trust our government, and then punish them for it." -Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook.

Many marches have also happened because of the cut. Some with turnouts as big as the “Big Six” leaders marches during the civil rights movement, and some with only a few people, like ten.
Immigration activist, Elvira Arellano, led a march to support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program now under review by the Trump administration. Holding a white banner that read "Moral Movement." Elvira and about 200 other DACA supporters marched from a park in the Pilsen neighborhood to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in the South Loop of Chicago.

You may be thinking, With all of these members and participants of DACA, does it have many positives? To answer that question, yes, there are some negatives as well. Some positives are you get relief from removal and work authorization for three years,you get relief from removal and work authorization for three years. You are in authorized stay and are not accumulating unlawful presence, You may travel outside the United States with advance parole (advance parole is a document that allows certain aliens to re-enter the United States without an immigrant visa or non-immigrant visa after
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