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Immigrant student from Virginia invited to State of Union

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) - A highschool student introduced to the U.S. through her Bolivian folks when she used to be a yr outdated has been invited through a Democratic congressman from Virginia to attend President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech.

Rep. Gerald Connolly has invited 17-year-old Nicolle Uria, as his visitor for Tuesday’s speech. Uria is a student at Annandale High School in northern Virginia.

Connolly says Uria used to be taking a look ahead to going to school and operating her personal media corporate till Trump put her long run in jeopardy along with his resolution to finish the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era initiative created to offer protection to undocumented immigrants who got here to the United States as youngsters.

Connolly says Uria these days is roofed through DACA however that her eligibility will expire in September.


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