joana toro

Photographer and educator—Working in issues of immigration identity and social justice
  
DACA Activists of New York
Location: New York
Nationality: Colombian
Biography: Joana Toro Colombian is a self-taught photographer based in both New York City and Bogota, Colombia.  Her work explores issues of immigration, human rights and identity and was featured on The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, World Press... MORE
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DACA Activists of New York
Copyright joana toro 2022
Date of Work Dec 1969 - Ongoing
Updated Jan 2020
Location New York City
Topics Editorial, Education, Essays, Media, Migration, Minority, Photography, Photojournalism, School/College, Street
Dreamers are at risk of losing their DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) visa status.

DACA is a program established by the Obama administration in 2012 that protected 800,000 young immigrants from deportation.
The administration of President Trump announced to put an end to a migration plan that exempts from deportation and grants temporary work permits to some 800,000 immigrants brought without authorization to the United States as children.
If DACA expires 915 Dreamers will lose protection from deportation each day according to the Migration Policy Institute.
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