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An undocumented immigrant explains what is at stake in America’s election | The Economist

The 2016 American presidential election is especially important for the millions of undocumented immigrants. Lalo Mendez, who was brought to America from Mexico in the trunk of a car, shares his personal perspective on what is at stake

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In 2012 President Obama introduced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme. DACA enables some undocumented immigrants to work legally. Almost 1.4 million have qualified to date.

There are almost 11 million undocumented immigrants living in America.

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