AJ+’s Dena Takruri spends a day with Jose Guevara, a 23-year-old Salvadoran college student who recently relapsed with leukemia for the third time. He’s a DACA recipient, and his mother has temporary protected status, or TPS. The Trump administration has ended TPS, and if his mother has to leave the country, Jose will lose his insurance coverage.
President Trump has issued executive orders to aggressively find and remove undocumented immigrants. AJ+’s Dena Takruri traveled across the border to Mexico to see what the recently deported face on the other side.
President Obama has deported over 2.5 million people, more than any other US president. 12-year-old Adamaris Lopez is one of many girls whose father has been deported. On the first day of the DNC, Adamaris is marching to demand that the Democratic Party change its immigration policies.