By Bianca Castro

February 13, 2018

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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.