'Dreamers' fear end to DACA program ahead of Trump's announcement
LOS ANGELES -- President Trump is expected to announce Tuesday that he is keeping a campaign promise and ending DACA.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is thethat protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. Collectively, they're known as "Dreamers."
CBS News spoke with some who would be affected if DACA is dismantled -- including Cecilia, who asked us not to use her last name. She came to America from El Salvador when she was 9.
has taken everything from the 22-year-old mother to be.
"We had just bought the crib, with so much sacrifice and for it to be destroyed," she said.
Under the DACA program, the college senior can apply for credit and housing. She worries thecould rob her of a chance to rebuild.
"It's like bringing me back to the shadows," Cecilia said.
Her fear is echoed across the country. Thousands of "Dreamers" and their supporters have been protesting in California because they are outraged Mr. Trump is even considering changing DACA.
In California, 27-year-old Anthony Ng was brought to America from the Philippines when he was 12.
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