[CA] DACA recipient arrested near Yuma on human-smuggling charges

Article CAIRCO note: 
One by one, the number of Obama's DACA recipients is lessening.
Article author: 
Rafael Carranza
Article publisher: 
AZ Central
Article date: 
1 February 2018
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

Border Patrol agents stationed at the Yuma Sector arrested a 26-year-old Mexican immigrant — shielded from deportation under a deferred-action program known as DACA — on charges of human smuggling ...

The program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, began in 2012 under then-President Barack Obama. It shielded from deportation nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. However, President Donald Trump announced last year the program would end in March...

The Border Patrol has not identified the Mexican immigrant, but said he's from Salinas, California ...