Perla Alamillo was relieved Thursday when she heard the Supreme Court had rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Obama-era DACA program, which protects thousands of young immigrants like herself, from deportation and allows them to work legally in the United States.
Still, she said, it isn’t enough.
“That pressure and that anxiety of knowing that rug can still be pulled from under me at any minute, any day, is still there,” the 25-year-old said. “For now, I am standing strong. But what happens tomorrow? What happens next week?”