Concerns over the future of the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) are causing university administrators and students anxious moments over the future of this Obama administration program that deferred deportation proceedings against certain young people who were brought to the country illegally as minors but stayed in school and out of trouble.
The program has approved nearly 1.3 million applications nationally from nearly 742,000 people, most of whom also were granted renewals. They included 367,000 applications from more than 214,000 people in California, the most of any state.
One such program, the Titan Dreamers Resource Center at Cal State Fullerton, which opened in 2014 — the first of eight such CSU centers, had several students share about their hopes and concerns with the incoming administration. Continue reading in the Los Angeles Times.