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‘Deport Me’ — A DACA Monologue from Motus Theater

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8min 57sec

Ten years ago this June, the U.S. government created a new program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. It gave children -- brought to the U.S. from other countries -- temporary protection from deportation. And, it made them eligible for college and jobs. Leading up to the anniversary, we're sharing monologues-- written by DACA recipients. They're part of a podcast series from Boulder-based Motus Theater.  

Alejandro Fuentes-Mena tells the story of his hard-working parents and his path to becoming a teacher. It's called "Deport Me."