"You call me indocumentada, but the joke’s on you. So maybe if you took a look beyond what’s in front of your eyes, you’d understand that there’s no such thing as being undocumented, that borders only exist because we create them. To be documented is to choose to live, to dream, to exist, to fight, and aspire with no barriers. That’s why I am here. I am DOCUMENTED, and no one – no one – can take that away from me.”
The New York Times Editorial Board has called on the Trump administration to preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program that temporarily shields some young immigrants from deportation and allows them to work legally.
They are featuring stories from young immigrants who were spared from deportation and permitted to work during the Obama administration.