Daily Archives: February 23, 2014

Dreamers march for driver’s licenses, end to deportations

Demonstrators for the Dream Act. [Photo courtesy of by Todd Dwyer via Flickr under Creative Commons license. Terms below.]

Demonstrators for the Dream Act. [Photo courtesy of by Todd Dwyer via Flickr under Creative Commons license. Terms below.]

Griselda Nevarez

VOXXI

When President Barack Obama announced that undocumented youth would be allowed to stay and work in the United States under the new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Korina Iribe-Romo felt a sense of hope.

She imaged herself being able to apply for a job and get a driver’s license.

“But life after DACA didn’t happen that way for me,” she said. “It didn’t happen that way for 19,000 Dreamers in Arizona.”

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