Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, July 25, and here’s what’s happening across California:
Afraid and uncertain about the future
Ever since Donald Trump was elected, Melody Klingenfuss has known her time in the United States could be limited. The 23-year-old has temporary immigration relief under President Obama’s landmark Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which seemed imperiled amid Trump’s vowed crackdown on illegal...