THE FACES OF DACA
A special project by Cronkite Borderlands team
(Click on the images to hear their stories.)
Angel BautistaAngel is a 23-year-old community college student, who’s been living in the U.S. for the last fifteen years. His dream is to help people, and make a difference in their lives by continuing his education and becoming a physician or a lawyer.
Edder DiazEdder is 27 years old and came to Arizona in 1995. His dream is to become an immigration attorney.
Genesis EgurrolaGenesis is a 23-year-old legal assistant and has lived in Arizona for 20 years. Her dream is to become an attorney.
Maria is a 20-year-old currently working two jobs. She hopes to one day be able to help young Arizonans by becoming a pediatrician.
Mitzi is 29 years old and she works in a boutique in Arizona, where she’s been living for 28 years. Her dream is to become an immigration attorney.
Reyna is 26 years old and came from Tijuana, Mexico to Arizona when she was 13. Her dream is to see her immigrant advocate organization ‘Aliento’ grow and continue to help her community.