3 Jul 2018

A US child migrant's story

From Afternoons, 3:09 pm on 3 July 2018

Over the weekend, thousands of people, all over America protested separating children and their families who cross the border illegally into the United States. Among the protesters were Dreamers; immigrants who were brought to America as children and were given protection from deportation by President Barack Obama.

President Trump has failed to renew DACA  Differed Action for Childhood Arrivals and now hundreds of thousands of people are in limbo. 

Juan Escalante is a Dreamer, born  in Venezuela, he now advocates for undocumented migrants to America. 

Juan Escalante

Juan Escalante Photo: supplied