Dilcia Mercedes is a writer from the Bronx. Her roots in storytelling grew from the art of poetry and became an exploration of the written word in books, magazines, online materials, and currently it's overlap with our ever-evolving technologies. Dilcia's interests in writing span from social issues, finance, the arts to social media and technology. She graduated from Swarthmore College with a BA in sociology and has worked in education-based non-profits while honing her writing skills.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipients received a reprieve, in late November when a federal appeals court temporarily blocked the end of DACA. The recipients were given a small victory, but fear of deportation remains. The DACA recipients and the Trump Administration anxiously await to learn if the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case.