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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
The Gomezes, two undocumented brothers, say the immigration program is still in danger and a long-term legislative fix is still in dire need.
The measure affects more than 700,000 DACA recipients, also known as DREAMers.
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.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court must withhold a decision on DACA while the country —and the world— deals with the pandemic.
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.
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?