At a press conference at Centro Hispano on Monday, local Latino and city leaders gathered to garner support for an issue they say should have been resolved months ago, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which offers legal protection for immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. Monday was the original expiration date for the DACA program, but a legal challenge working its way through the court system protects DACA recipients from deportation — for now.


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