A government shutdown occurs when an agreement on federal funding can’t be reached in Congress. “Non-essential” federal programs temporarily close until an agreement can be reached.
DACA recipients are our classmates, co-workers, friends, neighbors, etc. We can no longer afford to be silent on issues that do not directly impact us.
The fact that I can cover this immigration topic as a teen reporter is something that I am very proud of, indeed, because even some adults try to hide from a topic that has so much to offer.