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Locals Worry About DACA's Future


Last updated 10/11/2017 at 8:22pm

Laura Perez has built a life for herself in Transylvania County after her grandmother put her and her two brothers on a bus in Veracruz, Mexico, that would bring them to the United States in 2003, when she was only 14.

Perez first found herself in Etowah, where she immediately started school at West Henderson High School, then Brevard, where she graduated from Brevard High School.

Before she applied for and was accepted into the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), President Obama’s immigration policy that allowed immigrants who came as minors to receive a renewable extension...

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