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February 15, 2017
Blanca Morales is a student at Harvard Medical School and a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient who is suddenly living with the fear of deportation. “Now, with the potential of DACA being ripped away by the new change in leadership, I find myself mourning the dream of becoming a community physician, and instead dealing with the nightmare of being separated from my loved ones,” she said. And there are many more medical students with DACA status just like Morales.

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February 10, 2017
Donald Trump said he would repeal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, an Obama-era policy that granted a work permit and temporary protection from deportation to children that came to the U.S. with unregistered parents. He later promised something “that’s going to make people happy and proud.”

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February 01, 2017

The University of California has also joined with other universities and organizations in a letter being circulated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) urging the President to rescind this executive order and describing the negative impact it has on the scientific community.

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January 27, 2017
Growing up in the 1990s in Pittsburg, California, Arturo Fernandez felt like a typical kid.

He rode his bike around the neighborhood with friends, played on his church soccer team, watched the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and played Pokémon on his Gameboy. He loved solving puzzles, and had an affinity for math.

He didn’t know he was undocumented. And, until recently, he didn’t much care.

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