Without DACA, area college student at risk of deportation

Salas was a freshman at Rauner College Prep in Chicago when she was granted temporary status in America under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created by the Obama administration in 2012. "It was such a relief when I got it just because I knew I was safe for awhile," she said, seated outside a coffee shop at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois where she now is a junior.