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School district reassures student DACA recipients, families


September 20, 2017

As students in Mukilteo started a new school year earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced plans to end the 2012 DACA program that has protected from deportation more than 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

Soon after, the Mukilteo School District released a statement about DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – in an effort to quell “a great deal of anxiety” among students, families and staff members.

“It is our mission to provide for the success of every student,” the statement reads. “We are committed to educating al...

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