Dreamers, Supporters Rally In Dallas


OUR COMMUNITY. THEY HOPE TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE TALKS WITH THE DEVELOPERS.>A REASON A COLLEGE GRAD HAD BIG PLANS TO HELP BUT NOW THEY ARE UNSURE OF WHERE THEY WILL CALL HOME. DREAMERS RALLY TONIGHT. Reporter: THEY CAME BY THE DOZENS AND HELD UP SIGNS AND PROTESTED PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ORDER TO DO AWAY WITH DACA. WE MET STEPHANIE LOPEZ WHO WAS BROUGHT HERE ILLEGALLY WHEN SHE WAS ONLY THREE YEARS OLD. IT LITERALLY BROUGHT ME TO TEARS. Reporter: SHE’S ONE OF 800,000 YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE U.S. KNOWN AS DREAMERS. THE BENEFICIARIES OF DACA WHICH GIVES THEM PERMISSION TO STAY IN THE U.S. SHE JUST GRADUATED THIS PAST ME AND HER STATUS AS A DACA RECIPIENT RUNS OUT IN JANUARY. I WANT TO PURSUE MY MASTERS DEGREE IN PATHOLOGY. Reporter: SHE’S WORKING AS A SPEECH PATHOLOGIST AND HOPES TO BECOME A BILINGUAL SPEECH PATHOLOGIST TO HELP PEOPLE HERE IN TEXAS. I WANT TO KEEP GIVING THIS COUNTRY WHAT I THINK THEY DESERVE. Reporter: NOW SHE SAYS THE REALITY OF BEING ABLE TO GET BACK TO A COUNTRY WHICH IS GIVEN HER SENSE OF IDENTITY IS IN CERTAIN. I WILL GO HOME TO MY HOUSE IN DALLAS NOT ANOTHER COUNTRY. Reporter: THAT IS A SENTIMENT WAS SO MANY THAT YOU TALK WITH. THEY ARE FEARFUL OF HAVING TO THINK ABOUT LIFE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY THAT IS FOREIGN TO THEM.

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