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The National Conference of Governors of Mexico have written to a U.S. court in support of detained DACA recipient, Daniel Ramirez Medina, who has been stripped of his DACA status after ICE claimed he was a "self-admitted gang member".

The Governors' letter, entered into the court record, expresses confidence that Ramirez's "right to liberty will be fully observed and considered" in the court's expedited review of his case, where arguments are set for next Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Daniela Vargas, a 22-year-old Argentinian woman, was arrested shortly after criticizing Trump's immigration policies during a news conference. A former participant in the program, she couldn't afford the $495 fee to renew her status when it expired last fall, according to her lawyer. She was finally able to find the money to reapply last month.

The cost of a DACA application or renewal is often an issue for would-be Dreamers. If you're interested in supporting individuals looking to renew their DACA award, check out these GoFundMe pages.


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