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Washington Dreamers and officials react to DACA ruling

By June 18, 2020February 16th, 2021News


From state and local officials, to DACA recipients and their families, many are celebrating what’s considered a win for the immigrant community after the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration Thursday. The administration has sought to end the program.

But others worry the ruling brings more questions than answers. Here’s what they had to say.

Kamau Chege, director at Washington Census Alliance, and a Black DACA recipient shared his experience: “I have a younger sibling who was eligible for DACA. She was trying to get her app in but couldn’t do it in time because of the way the Trump admin ended it. There are tens of thousands of people in that situation.”

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