DACA Recipients Have Delivered for Democrats. Time to Deliver a Pathway to Citizenship for Us (OPINION)

In spite of President Biden’s promise to protect immigrant communities, his administration and Congress have failed to deliver on promises of permanent status for millions of undocumented immigrants. His State of the Union address on Tuesday gives him an opportunity to chart a new path.

  • Feb 6, 2023
  • 4:53 PM

DACA Recipient: Senator Rubio Must Stop Political Games and Work to Help DREAMers (OPINION)

Marco Rubio and his fellow Republicans must stop the political games and work in a bipartisan manner to either protect DREAMers, or be responsible for the demise of a program that has changed lives, strengthened our nation, and reflected the best of who we are as a people.

  • Nov 8, 2022
  • 2:27 PM

Appeals Court Orders Another Review of Revised DACA

A federal appeals court Wednesday ordered a lower court review of Biden administration revisions to a program preventing the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the United States as children.

  • Oct 5, 2022
  • 6:50 PM

NY Judge Denies Request by More Than 80K First-Time DACA Applicants

Last Wednesday, a New York judge denied a request by over 80,000 first-time applicants for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to order the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume the processing of first-time applicants.

  • Aug 8, 2022
  • 1:28 PM

After 10 Years of DACA, Uncertainty Is Still the Reality

Even after President Obama first announced the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program 10 years ago on June 15, a state of limbo and uncertainty is still a constant for the thousands of recipients who initially thought the program would be the first step on their path to permanency in the […]

  • Jun 15, 2022
  • 10:19 AM

DACA Recipient on Meeting With VP Harris: “I Came Out of There Hopeful Even if I’m Realistic”

A group of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients met with Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday in Washington, D.C. to discuss a federal judge’s ruling in Texas that declared the end of the program.

  • Jul 23, 2021
  • 10:39 AM

The End of DACA?

Latino Rebels Radio: July 22, 2021

  • Jul 22, 2021
  • 4:35 PM

Judge Orders End to DACA, Current Enrollees Safe for Now

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Texas on Friday ordered an end to an Obama-era program that prevented the deportations of some immigrants brought into the United States as children, putting new pressure for action on President Joe Biden and Democrats who now control Congress.

  • Jul 16, 2021
  • 5:57 PM

On DACA’s 9th Anniversary, Immigrant Youth and Allies Tell Biden and Demorcats That It’s Not Enough

“Republicans want a pathway to deportation, not citizenship. We demand Democrats go it alone to deliver permanent protections for millions now,” a release from United We Dream said.

  • Jun 15, 2021
  • 8:42 PM

No Ruling in Case Deciding Fate of DACA Immigration Program

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge did not immediately rule Tuesday on a closely watched case over the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which confers limited protections on hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the U.S. as children.

  • Mar 30, 2021
  • 8:15 PM

Trump Administration Won’t Accept New DACA Applications

CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will reject new applications and shorten renewal periods for an Obama-era program that shields young people from deportation, taking a defiant stance after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to let it be scrapped completely.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 8:59 PM

As Judge Orders Trump to Reinstate DACA, DREAMers Worry Immigration Program Will Remain in Danger 

The Gomezes, two undocumented brothers, say the immigration program is still in danger and a long-term legislative fix is still in dire need.

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • 5:32 PM

Win for DACA Recipients Is a Win for the Country (OPINION)

Let us see what happens in November.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 4:08 PM

Following Supreme Court Rules in Favor of DACA, Advocates Reflect on What the Decision Means

The measure affects more than 700,000 DACA recipients, also known as DREAMers.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 2:18 PM

An Open Letter From Undocumented, DACAmented and Formerly Undocumented Leaders to the Immigrant Rights Movement

We are about to witness the Supreme Court slash DACA and put about 650,000 DACA recipients, including many of us, at risk of deportation. But this time we cannot do business as usual.

  • Jun 15, 2020
  • 8:00 AM

Anxiously Awaiting a Supreme Court DACA Decision in the Middle of a Pandemic and a National Uprising

The court is currently set to make a decision by the end of June.

  • Jun 10, 2020
  • 5:17 PM

DeVos Excludes DACA Recipients, Foreign Students From Grants

The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the U.S. illegally from receiving emergency college grants approved by Congress as part of nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package.

  • Apr 23, 2020
  • 1:51 PM

With DACA Hanging in the Balance, Immigrant Families Need Not Be Left Out (OPINION)

The Supreme Court must withhold a decision on DACA while the country —and the world— deals with the pandemic.

  • Apr 9, 2020
  • 2:38 PM

Immigrants Embrace Activism Awaiting Word on DACA’s Future

PHOENIX (AP) — Tony Valdovinos didn’t know he was in the U.S. illegally until he tried to join the Marine Corps at 18 and learned he was born in Mexico.

  • Feb 10, 2020
  • 8:50 PM

Supreme Court DACA Decision Isn’t Just About Dreamers—It’s About Whether the White House Has to Tell the Truth

Under American law does the executive branch have to give complete and accurate reasons for its actions?

  • Jan 16, 2020
  • 2:32 PM

Why the Supreme Court’s DACA Decision Will Determine Whether People Like Me Matter

America must make amends with the past and recognize the progress of society.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 4:29 PM

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