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On DACA anniversary, Kathy Castor to award select group of immigrants

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Tampa Democrat Kathy Castor is scheduled to host a town-hall meeting on immigration issues Tuesday night at Alonso High School in Town N’ Country. Tuesday is the fifth anniversary of the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which protects certain undocumented youth from deportation. Nearly 800,000 young people have benefited from the program since it was implemented by President Obama in 2012. Castor will begin the evening by hosting what she’s calling the “American Dream Awards,” signaling out four…

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