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DACA: Why was it passed in the first place?

In his May 2, 1801 letter to Hugh White, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming…to our established rules.” Jefferson’s words are taken to heart

Life as a DACA student at Beloit College

On Sept. 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA was an immigration policy that allowed undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as minors to receive protection from deportation and a work permit. With the ending of