President Trump’s ‘DACA is dead’ tweet leaves local recipients worried

Article publisher: 
KDVR Fox 31
Article date: 
15 January 2018
Article category: 
Colorado News
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Less than a day after the government resumed accepting renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Sunday that “DACA is dead.”

That is leaving many questioning what is next.

“It’s something that hits me really hard, just hearing that I have an expiration date? It really takes away the human part,” DACA recipient Ulises Rivera said ...

Although Rivera considers Aurora home, his fate and that of more than 17,000 Coloradans is still uncertain.

“I don’t know what would happen. Mexico isn’t my home. This is my home,” Rivera said ...