Diana Clock

Undocumented Lives

An estimated 1.1 million undocumented youth live in the United States. Of the 65,000 who graduate high school each year, only 20 percent enroll in college. These students face numerous barriers, and recent executive orders on immigration, as well as the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) have made the future even more uncertain for these youth. How might they be affected by future immigration policy changes? How are they feeling in this climate of anxiety and fear?