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Dreamers react to Trump's plan to end DACA in 6 months

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| The Trump administration announced Tuesday the end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in six months. Ahead of the announcement, Dreamers shared their thoughts.

DACA's fate is in limbo until Tuesday

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Trump has told immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children to "rest easy," but now supporters of the Obama-era program fear it could soon be phased out.

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Immigrant father returns home after being released on bond

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Romulo Avelica Gonzales, the immigrant dad from Lincoln Heights, was released Wednesday evening after being held for six months at the Adelanto immigrant detention facility. A judge released him on $6,000 bond.

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LA immigrant dad fighting deportation released on bond

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Romulo Avelica Gonzales has been held for months in the Adelanto immigrant detention center as he has fought to stay in the country.

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Got questions about DACA? We've got some answers

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Under DACA, young adults who came to the U.S. illegally as kids can work legally. An immigration attorney lays out businesses' options if the program goes away.

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If DACA is rescinded, what can local government do? Not much

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Los Angeles has created a legal defense fund and LAPD limits cooperation with immigration agents, but Mayor Eric Garcetti acknowledges the city can only do so much.

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Anxiety grows as uncertainty clouds future of DACA

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The future of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is up in the air now that President Trump is under increasing pressure to end the Obama-era program.

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An Italian immigrant tells her coming-of-age story in LA

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In the early 1990s, Chiara Barzini's family left their comfy life in Rome and moved to Van Nuys. The experience was one of extreme culture shock.

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