DACA recipients took their cause to the Brooklyn Federal Courts to clarify their status.
The class action lawsuit asks for old applications to be processed as immigrants fear they may still be deported while waiting for their case to be resolved.
Eliana Fernandez has been waiting nearly 20 years…
“The imminent threat of deportation is still there, and that was one of my biggest fears as to why I joined the lawsuit,” Fernandez said. “I didn’t want to be separated from my children. I don’t want them to live the same experience I did growing up without my parents. This is why I’m here this is why it matters.”