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California Schools Respond to Students' Fears of Trump Immigration Policies

By Jenny Manrique, New America Media/Univision News

On a recent Saturday, approximately 150 students from  Bay Area high schools spent the day talking about one of their biggest concerns: their emotional health in the age of Donald Trump.

The students — most of whom were undocumented, others with a relative without papers — were at the annual High School DREAMers Unite! event, held at Sequoia High School in Redwood City, 30 miles south of San Francisco.

“We all have to learn to deal with emotions, especially at this time of so much anger when many feel they want to leave the United States,” said Marvin, a 16-year-old Salvadoran who is part of the Dreamer’s Club at the high school. Latinos make up nearly 60 percent of the student population at his school, with an estimated one undocumented student per classroom. 

Read the complete story at New America Media/Univision News.