Barbecue, parade and fireworks are the way to celebrate the United States on the 4th of July. Every town and city in the country will have events lined up for the day. For your convenience the Hola America staff compiled a short list of events going on in Quad Cities for the 4th of July.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), President Obama’s deportation deferral program for DREAMers–undocumented young people brought to the United States as children–is celebrating its third birthday today. Three years in, we know that DACA is benefiting the individuals who receive it, and a growing pool of evidence suggests what many have anticipated since the program’s inception–that DACA benefits the rest of us, too.