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People gather for a June 2022 rally to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in New York City. U.S. senators said this week that they are trying to push through a bill to create a pathway to citizenship for so-called Dreamers as well as tackle other immigration issues. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Lengthy timeline for DACA legal fight puts lives on hold for years

BY: - January 30, 2023

WASHINGTON — Karen Judith Briseno Ortiz mailed in her application for a program meant to protect undocumented children from deportation, one day after her twin sister’s application. Her sister was accepted into the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, but Briseno Ortiz, who grew up in Dallas, was not. Now her application is in limbo […]