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DACA recipients rally in Denver as U.S. Supreme Court decides program's future

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DACA recipients rally in Denver as U.S. Supreme Court decides program's future
DACA recipients rally in Denver as U.S. Supreme Court decides program's future

A rally in support of the Deferred Action for the Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was held at Metro State University Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court begins oral arguments on whether President Donald Trump's decision to cut the program went too far.

Announcer: DENVER 7 STARTS RIGHTNOW.Anne: IT'S A DECISION THAT COULDDECIDE THE FATE OF HUNDREDS OFTHOUSANDS OF YOUNG IMMIGRANTSWHO LIVE AND WORK IN THE U.S.TODAY THE SUPREME COURT ISHEARING THEIR CASE.I AM ANNE TRUJILLO.Shannon: I AM SHANNON OGDEN.OPINIONS ARE SPLIT ON DACA WHICHGIVES DEPORTATIONS PROTECTIONSTO CHILDREN WHO CAME TO THE U.S.ILLEGALLY AS CHILDREN.Anne: 700,000 PEOPLE HAVE DACAPROTECTION.SUPPORTERS ARGUE DACA GIVESPEOPLE A FOOTING CITIZENMEMBERSHIP THEY SAY ENDING ITCOULD TEAR FAMILIES APART.Shannon: OPPONENTS SAY THEPROGRAM REWARDS ILLEGALIMMIGRATION AND ARGUE THEIRPARENTS SHOULD HAVE COME TO THEU.S. THROUGH THE PROPER CHANNELS

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