The Stream - Are the hopes of 800,000 DREAMers set to become nightmares?

US President Donald Trump said he’d treat young undocumented immigrants “with heart”. But the government's plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme has many of its recipients looking for the compassion he once promised. Congress now has 6 months to find a legislative solution for the programme’s approximately 800,000 beneficiaries, leaving them to wonder whether they’ll have to return to the shadows or be forced to leave the only home they’ve ever known.

In this episode, The Stream hosts a panel of Dreamers to hear their stories, and to learn more about what they’re doing to ensure their hopes of prosperity in the US continue on.

For more: http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201709110635-0025504

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