The immigrant is following in the footsteps of another Dreamer, Benita Veliz, who spoke at the Democratic convention four years ago.
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"I've had to live almost my entire life knowing I could be deported just because of the way I came here," she said. "President Obama fought for the Dream Act to help people like me."
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