The DREAM9 Are Home, What's Next?
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Back in July, Lizbeth Mateo, 29, joined a protest at the border in Nogales, Arizona. She joined other eight participants; they called themselves the "DREAM9." She left the United States voluntarily and then asked to come back into the country. The idea was to make a statement — with cameras rolling — about why someone who has grown up in the US shouldn't be allowed back in to the place she considers home.
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Banner image: Lizbeth Mateo, a Mexican citizen living in the US, self-deported and crossed into the country with eight other Dreamers. Photo: Eric Pearse-Chavez