DACA's renewals deadline is today; some in Arkansas pool thousands to help dozens of aliens

Posted: October 5, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Mireya Reith, center left, speaks against the Trump administration's decision to end Obama-era protections for some immigrants brought into the country illegally as children on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the Immigrant Resource Center in Springdale.

Arkansans assisted dozens of aliens whose legal protections are scheduled to end within months, pooling thousands of dollars in less than 30 days to help them apply for more time as a 5-year-old federal program winds down.

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