Living in US under shadow of deportation

First-person story of Isabelle, undocumented worker for over 18 years who lives in constant fear about her fate.

    Millions of undocumented migrants who have lived in the US for at least five years may be protected from deportation and allowed to remain in the country.

    Despite working, paying taxes and having children who are American citizens, many still worry about the possibility of deportation.

    Isabelle, an undocumented worker for more than 18 years, tells Al Jazeera her story.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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