Category: DACA

The DACA program and its benefits

Over the past several weeks the DACA program has had to endure a wave of continued attacks from the many radical supporters of GOP. This brutal wave of attacks has had a ripple effect that has caught the attention of many organizations that support the rights of young immigrants in the United States of America.

It is important to note that the DACA program which stands for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has for many years championed for the rights of all undocumented youths who migrate to U.S.A. Many of this youth after crossing into the America face quite a number of challenges such as immediate deportation, unemployment, and the luck to education. This is where the DACA organization comes in offering some of its programs to try and eradicate some of those challenges.

One of the most important thing that DACA offers some of this youth who specifically meet some criteria that allow them into the country include an access to state tuition funds, though they are allowed to possess drivers licenses, work permits that are to be renewed after two years as well as being protected from deportation. Generally, the program protects more than 800,000 in America.

Important to note about these attacks have also seen people such as Ken Paxton the Attorney General from Texas write a letter to the White House which demanded the rescinding of the DACA program on 5th September. The latter went o to threaten legal action in case their demands were ignored.

This prompted an emergency meeting to be convened by the Hispanic Caucus with John Kelly who is the secretary of Homeland Security as such an action would put so many people in jeopardy.

The DACA organization has vowed to fight against this so as to continue to help the less unfortunate youths who migrate to the United States seeking better lives. To maintain its operations the organization has for many years depended on private funding from entities such as the Frontera Fund. This fund was begun by people, Larkin and Lacey.

The Frontera fund is worth more than $ 3.6 million and was started as a result of a settlement fee that covered for the human rights injustice that had been done to the two journalist founders. The fund helps fund many other organizations that also fight human injustices being done in the society. Therefore through its contribution, the fund has transformed the lives of so many immigrant youths in America.