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U of I DACA students uncertain and worried about the future

September 6, 2017

Forty-two thousand people in Illinois will be impacted by President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and some of those DACA recipients impacted live in Champaign-Urbana. Some University of Illinois DACA students said it is like waking up every day and not knowing what's going to happen. They said their anxiety and fears have eventually turned into uncertainty about their future goals, plans and dreams. Rubi Conchas Lopez and Ana Rodas are both DACA recipients and seniors at the university.

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