Entrepreneur, Program Participant

"There's a ceiling with DACA. Yes, you can work, but there is a ceiling. And that ceiling I wanted to shatter."

Nancy, former Entrepreneurship Fellow at Immigrants Rising, decided to leave the United States to expand her business and grow professionally. She was granted legal residency in Canada and gained the freedom to travel internationally—something that would have been extremely complicated with a DACA status. You can read Nancy’s full story or listen to her audio story below.