By Bianca Castro
February 13, 2018
U.S. lawmakers are scheduled to vote soon on DACA, the Deferred Action for
Childhood Arrivals program. Since its inception, DACA has given 800,000
young dreamers a safety net from deportation. Now new research indicates the
program may have an impact on the mental health of the next generation.
For 29-year-old Monique, time with her two-year old daughter Talina is
precious. Monique lives every day with a nagging fear that her family will
someday be torn apart.