26 de diciembre de 2016

DACA Temen que Trump quite ese status, y mientras llega algunos beneficiarios optan por vacacionar en Mexico




Costa Mesa, California.-  Concerned their legal status in the United States could be upended by Donald Trump, 25 college students and recent graduates who initially arrived here illegally left John Wayne Airport for Mexico on Thursday and will return before he becomes president. The students, most from California, saw the study-travel trip as a way to reconnect with their cultures and their families before Trump takes office and possibly eliminates the program that allows them to travel. “There’s so much uncertainty,” said Raquel Zamora Gonzalez, 25, a Cal State Fullerton student. “I’m going to grab this opportunity while I can.” She and her fellow travelers have temporary legal status thanks to a 2012 program created by President Obama, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, more commonly known as DACA. 

 Under a little-known provision of the law, these “DACAmented” individuals – as they call themselves – can get the U.S. government’s permission to travel abroad and return. A huge added bonus: The legal re-entry into the U.S. can boost the chance to win permanent legal status. “I didn’t realize it would change my status until I was already in the process of applying,” said the Garden Grove resident whose parents brought her to Orange County when she was 1 year old. She raised $5,000 for the trip with the help of others. “It was a plus, but not the main reason I wanted to go. “I want to go back and............................http://www.ocregister.com/articles/students-739289-daca-travel.html?utm_campaign=OCR+Top+Stories+Curated&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39741941&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_3HUjUcrca4nyax-nP6m3EyUNiGWN2ebCslOIrAlCzrhNMjDO2GVPtvg76Hddj1Vcb0hSDKP9HOuj3YviWrs_z8y-PjA&_hsmi=39741941