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DACA Gave Me a Little Bit of Faith in Humanity

Maria Ibarra, a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy and former Jesuit Volunteer reflects on the U.S. House of Representative's recent vote to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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DACA: House Members Have Made a Selfish Decision That Harms Everyone

Ultimately without DACA I would not be able to provide for my family and thus my parents would not have a home, I would not be able to travel more freely within the U.S. for my job and I would not have been able to think about savings and building wealth for my future. Without DACA I would not have thought about the possibility of traveling abroad, and quite frankly I would not be fighting alongside my community because I would have had to drop everything to work and survive alongside my family.
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What is driving people from Central America?

Migration from the Northern Triangle of Central America — El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras — has risen steadily as violence has increased. Mary Small of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and Shaina Aber of the United States Jesuit Conference explain what is driving people to flee for their lives.