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DACA repeal could affect UI student

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Hawkeyes for DREAM Iowa President Emiliano Martinez speaks before a crowd of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals supporters at the Old Capitol Building on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. The recent decision regarding the decision to rescind DACA has been a highly controversial issue in national politics. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

Hawkeyes for DREAM Iowa President Emiliano Martinez speaks before a crowd of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals supporters at the Old Capitol Building on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. The recent decision regarding the decision to rescind DACA has been a highly controversial issue in national politics. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)

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Hawkeyes for DREAM Iowa President Emiliano Martinez speaks before a crowd of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals supporters at the Old Capitol Building on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. The recent decision regarding the decision to rescind DACA has been a highly controversial issue in national politics. (James Year/The Daily Iowan)


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An anonymous University of Iowa student talks how the DACA repeal could leave her unprotected.

“At least I had an opportunity as it was, and I was able to attend some school. And from what it looks like, I’ll be able to graduate from college. My ultimate goal was to become a doctor.”

 

Watch the student tell her story here:

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