Their parents came to the US on work visas. Now they face a backlogged immigration system.
Attention remains steady on the fight for — and against — DACA, or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, created by the Obama administration to protect certain undocumented people brought here as children from being deported. But a growing number of young people, whose parents arrived in the US on work visas, still face uncertainty because of a growing visa backlog. Houston Public Radio’s Elizabeth Trovall spoke to one family about what’s at stake for them.