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DACA recipients Alejandro Raigoza Munoz left and Judith Huerta right comfort Brisa Ledezma as she speaks during a demonstration to defend DACA at Santa Fe South High School last week. (Garett Fisbeck)

The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation

The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation

The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation. Efforts are already underway.

Demonstrators during a #NoBanNoWall rally at the University of Central Oklahoma, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local groups react to recent executive orders

Groups continue to promote diversity, unity and progress in the face of the recent political and community climate.

Senator Brian Crain speaks to attendees at the launch of Reason for Reform Campaign at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, August 3, 2016.  (Emmy Verdin)

Local leaders call for immigration law changes

Immigrants trying to become U.S. citizens face unknown hurdles that take years and thousands of dollars to cross.

American DREAM

Judith Huerta and Fredy Valenzia Photo: Mark Hancock The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program offers a two-year deferment of deportation proceedings to undocumented immigrants. Qualified applicants must have entered the country as children, stayed out of major legal trouble and received at least a GED or be currently enrolled as students, among other requirements.

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