Several hundred gather at downtown DACA protest, rally

Several hundred demonstrators gathered in downtown Atlanta on Monday to protest President Trump possibly ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Trump is expected to announce soon that he is ending the program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children from being immediately deported.

ATLANTA — Nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants are under the umbrella of the program.

[READ: What is DACA and why does Donald Trump want to end it?]

Trump is being pressured to end DACA by a group of attorneys general who say the action created by the executive order that started the program in 2012 is illegal.

DACA rally in Atlanta

Channel 2's Dave Huddleston talked with one woman who graduated from Georgia State University who said other students should have the right to go to school just like she did.

"I thank my parents for bringing me here, even if it was illegally cause that's what gave me the opportunity to have the good life I have right now, being a citizen in this country having a better life than I would have had back in Mexico," Yolanda Alverado Sanchez said.

Georgia and about a dozen other states are in support of Trump reversing the DACA program.

Some members of Congress say the it should say and lawmakers should solve any issues with the program.

Nayeli Kyser is a Dreamer recipient. She worries if President Trump reverse the Dreamer program, it will destroy her family.

"I'm a wife to an American citizen so it honestly would be a separation for my family as it has been for so many others," she said.

If the program is reversed, she has nothing to go back to in Mexico City.

"I have no where else to go, this has been my home, I'm accustomed to all of the traditions," she said.