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.
Melissa, the child of immigrants from Guyana and Trinidad, grapples with the possibility that her family will be split up.
JoLeen, originally from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, muses on the potential of a forced separation between her and her American-born sister.
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.
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.
- Raúl Paz Pastrana