I won a Pulitzer. Yet Trump wants to deport me because I’m undocumented | Erika Espinoza
New legislation introduced in the House and Senate offers immigrants the chance to give back to their communities
In September 2017, I sat with my friends in a Ball State University library room trying to come to terms with the news that Donald Trump had just shut down the program that gives undocumented immigrants like me the legal right to work and live in the United States.
My friends, who are also students in the journalism department, knew my story and fell silent. They understood that without the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (Daca) program, my future was suddenly up in the air.