Brooklyn photo exhibit puts face to immigration issue

Just days before the Supreme Court rules on President Barack Obama's executive action regarding undocumented immigrants, Brooklyn residents are sharing their stories in a new photo exhibit. The exhibit,

News 12 Staff

Apr 15, 2016, 2:30 AM

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Brooklyn photo exhibit puts face to immigration issue
Just days before the Supreme Court rules on President Barack Obama's executive action regarding undocumented immigrants, Brooklyn residents are sharing their stories in a new photo exhibit.
The exhibit, called "Faces of DAPA and DACA," launched Thursday at Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn.
Juanna Garcia is part of the photo exhibit and says she has been living in fear of being deported. 
Garcia, an undocumented immigrant, and other immigrants are sharing their stories of struggle and hope for the American dream through pictures.
The exhibit comes just as the Supreme Court is about to hear oral arguments involving immigrant rights.
The relief programs are part of President Obama's executive actions to protect families called Deferred Actions for Parents of Americans, or DAPA, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Both have the support of many immigrants in the borough.
Visitors will be able to see The Faces of DAPA and DACA exhibit at Borough Hall throughout next month, as well as on Instagram.


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