5 Episodes

Legal status is uncertain for 800,000 or so DACA recipients. So how do they live now? We meet five young immigrants attempting to navigate the tensions between their current and future lives.

  • Episode 1 – Melissa

    Episode 1

    Melissa, the child of immigrants from Guyana and Trinidad, grapples with the possibility that her family will be split up.

  • Episode 2 – JoLeen

    Episode 2

    JoLeen, originally from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, muses on the potential of a forced separation between her and her American-born sister.

  • Episode 3 – Maria

    Episode 3

    Born in India, Maria came to the U.S. as an eight year old. She and her family hold workshops in her home to sell goods and foster a sense of togetherness.

  • Episode 4 - Isamar

    Working long shifts as a social worker to save money is how Isamar—who came to the United States from Mexico when she was five years old—is preparing for the end of DACA.

  • Episode 5 – Juan Carlos

    Episode 5

    Originally from Mexico, Juan Carlos works as a high school teacher at a school for immigrant students. He loves his job.