Video: What the Supreme Court Decision on DACA Means to One Immigrant in NJ

A young activist exults over the court’s rejection of the Trump administration’s attempt to halt DACA, a program that protected noncitizens brought to the U.S. as children from deportation

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program that protected undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. The decision stunned activists on both sides of the argument. In Chat Box, David Cruz of NJTV News discusses the momentous ruling with Deyanira Aldańa, herself a DACA recipient. “In what feels like a really dark time, it’s incredibly liberating to celebrate,” she said.