DACA repeal leaves local boxer’s fighting career on the ropes
Nov. 9, 2017
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is scheduled to end in March, leaving the 800,000 recipients of DACA in danger of deportation.
Alexis Zazueta, a 22-year-old DACA recipient who has lived in Phoenix since he was an infant, was training to become a boxer bever the White House announced its decision to end the DACA program. Zazueta now plans to focus his energy on pressuring members of Congress to pass legislation that will allow Daca recipients like himself to pursue a path to citizenship.