DACA Program

After Accidentally Crossing Into Mexico, DACA Beneficiary Held At Border

DACA Program

Orr Yakobi never planned to cross the border. But after his roommate mistakenly drove into Mexico, he could be deported.

Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which permits people who came into the country as children to remain-- barring certain stipulations such as leaving the country-- the 22-year-old Israeli citizen had the legal right to stay and complete his degree at the University of California - San Diego.