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>> The case of an undocumented Arizona mom who was deported after a routine checking with ICE officials, became a flashpoint for debate over President Trump's immigration order. But it was also a wake up call to immigrants living in the United States without legal status. Rosia, who is also an undocumented mother living in Arizona, says the new president has already turned her world upside-down.
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>> You don't know how to prepare. You do not know what this man is going to say or do tomorrow.>> She, like most immigrants, came to the US seeking a better life for her family. Her three children are recipients of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an immigration policy President Obama signed in 2012 that protects them from deportation.
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>> You no longer have the fear that when your child goes out to get a license that they may get in trouble and you won't know what to do. When Mr. Obama gave this relief, they felt they were reaching their goals in some way. And then suddenly, there comes someone who wants to take away what you felt you were just about to reach.
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Then the dream of your children vanishes again, right when they felt it in their hands. As a parent, it hurts a lot.>> Her son, Cristian met President Obama in 2013 after taking part in a 22 day fast for immigration reform. A year later, he was a guest of Michelle Obama's at the State of the Union.
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Now he says things appear to be moving backwards.>> I mean there's a lot of fear. It brings back to where we started, where we had to put our head down when we're driving in the car. Where we had to keep looking at our rearview mirror when there's a cop behind you, to turn the first street that you see.
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>> Christian, who is 26 now and works at a nonprofit that helps register Latino voters says that he's worried that his mother and father who declined to be on camera, could be forced to return to Mexico where they have not lived for 18 years.>> We're not bad people, we're not rapists, we're not criminals.
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We're here to work. We're here to get a better education. We see this as our home and we're proud to be Americans. We're American in every other way but in paper. I think that's one of the thing's that he has to realize, that we're not a threat to this country.
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We're the reason why this country is so great.