The White House has stated that President Trump will announce his decision about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday and Nevadans are reacting.
Nevada state representative Ruben Kihuen was formerly an undocumented immigrant as well. With New York Congressmen Adriano Espaillat, who is also previously undocumented, he sent a letter to President Trump asking him to not terminate DACA, saying it would have a negative impact on the national economy.
A group of conservative attorney’s general is urging Trump to end DACA, saying it 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.