In June 2012, President Obama enacted a new immigration plan that had the potential to give about two million undocumented youth a new and special legal status. Over 700,000 people are part of this program.
It provided youth who qualified with the right to obtain a driver’s licence, a work permit, a social security number which could be used to apply for grants and scholarships, and an ability to leave the country and return free from detention. However, it also meant that a lot of personal information about the youth and their families was submitted to Homeland Security.
The youth relied on the promises of the Obama and his administration that the data they provided would never be used against them or their families enrolled in DACA.
Unfortunately, Trump can use this information now in order to deport the youth and or their families. Demand status for all DACA participants.