A new generation of DACA recipients comes of age 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 5:41pm


It's been almost a decade since the Obama administration implemented DACA — or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program — meant to be temporary — would shield qualifying undocumented people from deportation and give them a work permit. In 2017, the Trump administration tried ending it, and court battles followed. Now, two different generations of recipients weigh in on how the program has affected them. The World's Daisy Contreras has this story.