First Edition September 5: Trump Admininstration ends The Obama Admininstration's DACA program

Sep 6, 2017

Today, the Trump administration officially ended the Obama era program known as DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals, affecting nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

First Edition Host Sean Yoes talks to Nick Steiner, the ACLU of Maryland’s Equal Justice Works Immigrants’ Rights Fellow. Yoes also spoke with Elizabeth Alex, senior director of Community Organizing for CASA Maryland, as well as Jesus Perez, a Maryland “Dreamer.”

 In the second hour, Yoes speaks with Richard Rowe, Program Manager for the Black Mental Health Alliance and Dr. Lakia Carter, Doctor of Clinical Psychology to discuss the upcoming Parenting/Caretaking workshop series, taking place September 19, 2017. 

In the second half of the hour, Yoes discusses the Baltimore Energy Challenge with Becca Bakre, the director of the program.