UN rights experts urge US to protect 'Dreamers' before program expires

In anticipation of the expiration of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a panel of UN rights experts on Tuesday urged [text] urged the US to protect the lawful status of approximately 800,000 people. DACA recipients, or “dreamers,” are not eligible for citizenship, which has led to complications since the program was rescinded [JURIST report] in September. The UN experts said that allowing the program to end will send the wrong message, which will lead to recipients being…

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