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Isle leaders, advocates decry decision to end DACA

  • “I reject any effort to hold these young people hostage for an unnecessary waste of money like Donald Trump’s wall.”

    Mazie Hirono

    U.S. senator, D-Hawaii

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Carlos Esteban of Woodbridge, Va., a nursing student and DACA recipient, rallied with others in support of the program outside the White House on Tuesday.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, sign wavers on Ala Moana Boulevard near the Federal Building on Tuesday protested the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that allowed young, unauthorized immigrants known as “Dreamers” to stay in the country has sparked fear in families who could be ripped apart and drawn condemnation from Hawaii leaders. Read more

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