Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

William and Mary Board of Visitors discusses finances, DACA in meeting

William and Mary Board of Visitors discusses finances, DACA in meeting

On the same day many undergraduate students began the academic year, a small group found themselves placed in immigration limbo.

William and Mary’s Board of Visitors showed support for the college’s undocumented students in a meeting Friday.

The Trump administration announced on Sept. 5 that it will unwind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that allows young people brought into the country illegally as children to live in the country without fear of deportation. Former president Barack Obama created the policy in 2012 as a way to shield undocumented students, among other groups, from immediate deportation.

Congress will still have a chance to address...

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