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What Are The Biggest Challenges Facing America

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A challenge that most of my family has face including myself is our immigration status, I would say it is our biggest challenge. Since only my father had a work permit and he was the sole provider of income for a family of seven up until the year 2012, when my beloved President Obama announced the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) memorandum; which aid our family greatly. When the announcement was made, my siblings and I, were crying of excitement. Due to the fact that we were finally going to have opportunity to improve our lives. My older brother was the first to benefit from DACA which made a huge change in our household because he was able to help my father with the household expenses. DACA means everything to us, because it provides us a sense of “normality.” In the sense that we are to work, get drivers licenses, pay our taxes, and fortunately, we are able to get in state turion in Virginia because of this program. Before DACA my family and I felt less than everyone else because of our immigration status. Which just means that we could give back to a country that has given us so…show more content…
DACA is very valued in our household, it gives us motivation when we need because we have always have to do better than the average citizen in order to keep our immigration status intact. We have come a long way but we are not where we want to be, especially me I want to be able to complete my studies and become what I want to be so then maybe I could help children that have faced the same challenges I have faced. The challenges have made me a better person but I wished that maybe things would be easier, I have always felt like an outsider because of them and I do not think that is going to ever change and I wish the feeling could change but I know it will
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