First DACA recipient to become Rhodes scholar to attend State of the Union

The first Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program beneficiary to become a Rhodes scholar will attend the State of the Union address as a guest of a member of Congress, The Associated Press reported Thursday.

Jin Park, a recent Harvard graduate, was invited to the Feb. 5 event by Rep. Grace MengGrace MengBowman holds double-digit lead over Engel in NY primary Grace Meng wins NY Democratic primary The Hill's Campaign Report: Primary night in Kentucky and New York MORE (D-N.Y.), who told AP his attendance might help bring attention to the struggles of young immigrants.

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As part of the Rhodes programs, Park and 31 other students are invited to study at Oxford University in the U.K.

However, as a "Dreamer," Park fears that if he attends the program he might not be allowed back into the U.S.

The 22-year-old native of South Korea has protected status to stay in the U.S. because his family immigrated when he was 7 years old before 2007.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpUSPS warns Pennsylvania mail-in ballots may not be delivered in time to be counted Michael Cohen book accuses Trump of corruption, fraud Trump requests mail-in ballot for Florida congressional primary MORE rescinded overseas travel for those with DACA status as he seeks to end the program.

Trump’s attempts to roll back the Obama-era policy have been challenged in multiple courts, but could be reviewed by the Supreme Court.