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From D.C. to Arizona, DACA activist fights for her dream

(03/02/18 3:31am)

In October 2017, Perla Martinez stood in front of a microphone and told her story publicly for the first time. She spoke of moving to America at 5 years old to escape violence and poverty in Mexico. She talked about living in fear of deportation. She was scared to tell her story at first, but she was fueled by her anger at the uncertainty surrounding life as a DACA recipient.