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Dec. 29, 2020: How A Passion For Bugs Grounds A DACA Recipient; Updating The Green Book

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Efrain Leal Escalera DACA
Courtesy Alondra Leal
Efrain Leal Escalera is a DACA recipient in Colorado. He says, “I get inspiration from the monarchs, the whales, dragon flies, birds. They migrate and they make my life that much more bearable. Because they’re able to migrate and move around freely and be a part of the bigger picture just as me. Just as I’m part of the bigger picture.”

As a federal judge rules that DACA be reinstated, a recipient in Aurora shares how his love of insects and nature helps him make sense of what's been immigration uncertainty. Then, revisiting creative visionaries in 2020, from a digital Green Book project to "The Social Dilemma" and "Bicycle Junction."