Posts Tagged as "DACA"

Why I Organized a Walkout to Defend DACA

November 6, 2017 / By
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By Marisol Sanchez Verdin

Ed. Note: On Oct. 9, 2017, 17-year-old Golden Valley High School student Marisol Sanchez Verdin helped organize a three-school walkout in protest of the Sept.

Why Aren’t More Youth Applying for DACA?

October 1, 2013 / By
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By Nancy Lopez for South Kern Sol

Nearly fifteen months after the Obama administration announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), approximately half of all eligible immigrants in California have yet to apply.The program offers temporary legal status to qualifying undocumented immigrants who entered the country at or before age 16, and who have lived in the United States continuously since 2007.