- Santiago Tobar Potes: President Trump recently said he would announce a policy about DACA recipients
- Please, Mr. President, give us the opportunity that your family had to make this country our home as well, he writes
Santiago Tobar Potes was brought to the United States by his parents from Colombia undocumented at age 4 and is now a student at Columbia University in New York. Follow him on Twitter: @stobarpotes. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)I am one of an estimated 750,000 Dreamers, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, now facing possible deportation by President Donald Trump. I worry that the President -- whose grandfather, mother and wife all immigrated to America -- will turn my dream into a nightmare and throw me out of the land where I grew up.