Enacted by former President Barack Obama, DACA grants undocumented immigrants the ability to legally remain in the U.S. for two years. However, in October 2017, the Trump administration halted the program, leaving thousands of people uncertain about their future standing in America.
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While a bipartisan agreement was reached back in January, President Trump rejected the compromise. The deadline for a new DACA bill is March 5th—the day after the Oscar ceremony.
While the future of the DREAMers is unknown, we applaud Lupita and Kumail for coming forward and voicing their support. Here’s hoping we get the DACA that this nation deserves.