Facing legal limbo, 'Dreamers' line up for last chance to renew status

Melissa Garcia was just three years old when she crossed the US border from Mexico in her mother’s arms. “Under DACA I can go out in the street without worrying that I’ll be deported,” said Melissa, who is 23 and works in a shop. The administration of President Donald Trump said on September 5 that it was winding down DACA in six months, and Thursday is the last chance that the Obama-era scheme’s beneficiaries have to submit renewal applications if their permits expire before next March.

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Facing legal limbo, 'Dreamers' line up for last chance to renew status

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