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They are doctors and pharmacists, business owners and students who were brought to the United States as children, unaware that they had entered illegally or on visas that later expired.

Without legal status, their hopes for the future were dim.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-11-12/daca-supreme-court-dreamers 

But seven years ago, their lives changed when the Obama administration announced it would defer deportation and allow work permits for young people who met certain requirements under a policy known as DACA.  https://www.latimes.com/projects/la-na-pol-daca-future/ 

California is home to the largest number of DACA recipients and has led the legal challenge to the Trump administration’s efforts since 2017 to wind down the program.  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-11-11/supreme-court-case-about-dreamers-may-come-down-to-chief-justice-roberts 

Here are key developments that led to the Supreme Court case that will decide whether President Trump was justified in seeking to end the Obama-era program:  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-11-12/timeline-on-daca 

DACA recipients have pursued degrees at top universities, created jobs as entrepreneurs, launched nonprofits, joined politics, even appeared in Hollywood movies.

Here are some of their stories:  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-11-12/daca-supreme-court-dreamers 


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