Linda E. Sanchez is a cultural anthropologist whose research interests include unaccompanied minors, the undocumented 1.5 generation, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). She received her B.A. and M.A. from San Diego State University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, with a graduate emphasis in Chicano studies. Her dissertation focuses on individuals who were not able to receive DACA. Sanchez is the author of “When I Got DACA, I Was Forced to Revert to a Name I had Left Behind” and a co-author of “Insurgent Collaboration” (with Susan Bibler Coutin).