How the DACA debate affects Minnesotans

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Community members fight President Donald Trump's redaction of DACA.
Over 1,000 individuals participated in the march to fight President Donald Trump's decision to redact DACA on Sept. 5, 2017.
Maria Alejandra Cardona | MPR News 2017

This fall, President Trump said that he would overrule the executive action that the Obama administration used to put the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in place — but gave Congress a window of six months to pass legislation to keep the program afloat.

The fate of the program has loomed large over many states, including Minnesota.

MPR News host Tom Weber spoke with a local immigration lawyer, Kara Lynum, about how the uncertainty is affecting Minnesotans.

Listen to their conversation by using the audio player above.

Correction (Jan. 18, 2018): An earlier version of this story included audio from another program. The story has been updated with the correct audio.