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Oops, We Lost Your DACA Application

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Faride Cuevas, a participant in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, talks to reporters Wednesday in Seattle as Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and other DACA participants look on. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Desiree Armas (center) and her parents, Olga and Carlos Armas, left Peru when Desiree was 3 years old. Her immigration status made finding financial aid for college complicated. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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For New Jersey DACA Student, The Road To College Is Bumpier Than Expected

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