The deadline for people to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status is fast approaching, and northern Nevadans are organizing legal help.
Turnout for these events has been low so far, and organizers are worried.
Both Nevada senators have voiced their support for DACA recipients. Here’s Catherine Cortez Masto on the issue.
They are future doctors and scientists and teachers,” she said. “I mean, it is incredible to me that anybody would want to deport these kids, let alone their families, because they contribute economically to this state.”
Congress has a limited window of time to determine the fate of the program.
A group of conservative attorneys general says DACA was an abuse of presidential power during the Obama administration.
This report was produced in partnership with NPR member station Reno Public Radio, KUNR 88.7 FM.