Reactions to Elizabeth Warren’s claims of Native heritage

As a proud Native American and member of the Cherokee Nation, I took noticed of Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s claims of Native heritage and citizenship. She recently took a DNA test to prove her native American ancestry in response to backlash from President Donald Trump.

Despite small victories in keeping DACA alive, uncertainty remains. Here’s one recipient’s story.

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.

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