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My Purpose Here is to Get an Education: More than 1,200 DACA Recipients Attend Virginia Colleges

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Yanet speaks at a rally supporting DACA students at VCU. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

More than 1,200 DACA students are enrolled in Virginia’s colleges. Officials at VCU, UVA and Virginia Tech have all spoken in support of those students after President Trump decided to suspend the amnesty program that allowed many of them to go college in the first place. Students at VCU in Richmond protested that decision this week. It was there that we met one DACA recipient. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Kaine Hears from Dreamers as DACA Decision Looms

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Senator Tim Kaine is hearing from immigrants and advocates about what might happen to people in Virginia if Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is rescinded. Michael Pope has the story.

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