Vt. Medical Student Urges Congress to Protect DACA Recipients - NECN

NECN| Mon Sep 11 17:03:05 EDT 2017
A Vermont "Dreamer" who received legal protections under DACA, the Obama-era rules on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is pleading with Congress to extend assurances to young people like him who live peacefully, work, and are receiving educations in the United States. "My story is not yet complete, but I rest with confidence knowing it is the American people who will get to decide how it ends," Juan Conde, 31, said of the work now before Congress. Conde said his mom brought him from Mexico to Texas at just 9 years old, as a child immigrant here without government permission. He quietly worked hard and went to college and graduate school, studying science. Conde is now in his first-yea..

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