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>> Did a lot of people go to the protest that you went to yesterday?>> As negotiations in Congress continue on whether to save the deferred action for childhood arrivals program, roommates Gloria Mendoza and Jovan Rodriguez can't shake an overwhelming feeling of uncertainty.>> It never goes away.
>> It never goes away. It's everyday, it's every moment.>> It's who we are.
Yeah, definitely.>> It's who we are. The two 27 year olds are DACA recipients, but their legal status and that of roughly nearly 700,000 other dreamers is up in the air.>> It all started with the elections, obviously.
Once we started realizing that that was very much a possibility, I think that's when the anxiety started. Right before it actually got rescinded, we cried a lot, we cried a lot and we talked about all kinds of possibilities, we talked about going back to Mexico. We said, we have our education, we're both are fluent in Spanish.
We can probably go back and start over and just do it all over again, then we threw all that out of the window and we were like, no. We're not marrying, we're not leaving and we're not gonna give up. And we have been protesting and being active and calling our Senators, our representatives.
We've been to DC several times, it doesn't matter what happens, we're gonna stick to our guns and we're gonna do it ourselves.>> Trump on Friday rejected a bipartisan immigration plan that would have protected dreamers, but these best friends since high school remain hopeful as the battle over DACA plays out in Washington.
>> We're gonna stay here and we're gonna fight, and we're here to stay.