'It's Ripping Families Apart': Undocumented Immigrants on Life Without DACA

“The fight is not over and it is never going to be over until our parents are legal as well and until we fix this broken immigration system,” said Itzi Robles, a recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the federal program designed to protect thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. “If that means that we have to fight against injustice for the rest of our lives to make our children’s lives better and easier, then that’s what we have to do.”

Robles and four other DACA recipients spoke out on how Trump’s decision to rescind the program will affect them and their families—and how the fight will continue.

Reporting made possible by The California Endowment

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