ASU student, DACA recipient arrested in D.C.

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An ASU student and DACA recipient has been arrested in Washington, D.C.

ASU senior Belen Sisa was taking part in a sit-in outside Sen. Chuck Schumer's office, part of a group fighting for a new Dream Act.

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Sisa posted on Twitter that she had been arrested and refuses to leave jail until senators and representatives support a "clean" Dream Act in the spending bill.

Sisa was one of seven DACA recipients arrested who say they are risking deportation to make a political statement.

This is the second time Sisa has been arrested. She was arrested just five weeks ago for protesting in D.C.

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