Austin Dreamers

We asked Dreamers for their reaction to the uncertainty about DACA. Here are their stories.

Karen Reyes, a special education teacher in Austin, crossed the border from Mexico illegally when she was 2. (Credit: Martin do Nascimento/KUT)

Daniel Ramirez was brought to the U.S. when he was 18 months old. He now works for Education Austina, a teacher’s labor union and advocacy group. (Credit: Martin do Nascimento/KUT)

Andrea De La Vega was brought to the U.S. in 1998. She is an office manager for a psychiatrist. (Credit: Lynda Gonzalez for KUT)

Armando Perez-Sanchez runs a landscaping company. (Credit: Lynda Gonzalez for KUT)

Max Oxlaj was brought to the U.S. when he was 7. He works at a retirement facility in North Austin. (Credit: Martin do Nascimento/KUT)

Areli Zarate was brought to the U.S. when she was 8. She teaches Spanish at Austin High School. (Credit: Martin do Nascimento/KUT)

Enrique Ramirez is a student at the University of Texas School of Law. (Credit: Martin do Nascimento/KUT)

Ercie Camarillo was brought to the U.S. at 4. She's enrolled at Austin Community College. (Credit: Martin do Nascimento/KUT)

Eveling Crisostomo was brought to the U.S. when she was 3. She studies social work at the University of Texas at Austin. (Credit: Lynda Gonzalez for KUT)

Luis Aguilar is a nurse. (Credit: Lynda Gonzalez for KUT)