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Roberto Gonzales: Why DACA Works

September 17, 2018

New research from IIH Director Roberto Gonzales shows that immigrant students with DACA status experience smoother transitions to adulthood.

"Gonzales and his co-authors describe adolescence for undocumented immigrants as “a waking nightmare,” a time when young people realize that the goals they had thought possible are, in fact, out of their reach because of their immigration status. He described this uncomfortable awakening in his 2015 book, Lives in Limbo...

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