“My Mom Saved My Life”: The Story of Karla Chavez

In this video, Karla Chavez tells us a little bit about her story of growing up as an “undocumented” immigrant and what Deferred Action could offer to 11 million other eligible people like Karla.


In this video interview, Karla Chavez offers her story and shows what Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals could do for the 11 million people, like Karla, who are eligible undocumented immigrants. Unfortunately, on November 9, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against a version of the Deferred Action program that Karla applied for and discusses in this video. Her story describes a little about DACA and shows the importance of offering a policy that can support undocumented immigrants.

Footage provided by Justice for Our Neighbors - Tennessee.

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