Biden called on Congress to pass legislation that would protect Dreamers from the threat of deportation.
The ruling does not cancel the permits of the nearly 826,000 Dreamers who already have them but advocates are worried their fate could be in jeopardy.
Some children of African and Caribbean immigrants refuse to assimilate or accept labels like 'African American.'
Education Sec. Cardona reversed a controversial Trump-era rule barring undocumented and international students, including Dreamers, from stimulus aid.
With Democrats in control of both houses of Congress, activists say they want more than executive action to protect undocumented immigrants.
Jean Pierre Barriga, 27, is a DACAmented DE&I professional based in New York City. While sharing the stories of Dreamers is important, Barriga says more attention should be paid to the lesser known DAPA immigration policy, aka the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans. Years of lawsuits and injunctions against […]
On Friday, US District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis ruled that he was restoring the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The decision provides immediate relief for at least 640,000 DACA recipients and potential new applicants. However, it could be appealed by the Justice Department before Trump leaves office in January. […]
A federal judge called the Trump administration’s handling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program a “sad and inappropriate use of executive authority,” CNN reported. Over the weekend, Judge Nicholas Garaufis ruled to restore the program to almost its entire operation, The Wall Street Journal reported. The ruling was […]
More than 100 people in Phoenix were arrested and charged with felonies for rioting after a Black Lives Matter protest on May 30. Although all the charges were later dismissed as baseless, ICE detained four of the arrestees who were not US citizens and threatened them with deportation. Three of […]
The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it will reject new applications to DACA, a federal program that protects young immigrants from deportation. The Department of Homeland Security will also limit protections for current recipients to one year, opposed to the usual two years. Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf said […]
The attorney who helped craft the Bush administration’s 2002 legal justification for torture told The Guardian he was giving advice to the White House on how President Trump could bypass Congress and impose his own policies. On June 22, Yoo wrote an article arguing that the Supreme Court’s recent ruling […]
President Donald Trump is interested in a new National Review article arguing that a recent Supreme Court decision enables him to bypass Congress to impose policies,Axios reported. The article has been spotted on Trump’s desk, and the president has brought it up in discussions with advisers, Axios reported. It was […]
The week leading up to President Donald Trump’s first post-COVID campaign rally has been filled with defeats that could be a roadblock to his reelection campaign. Trump has been criticised for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and recent protests over police brutality and racial injustice. The Supreme Court also […]
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favour of the young immigrants shielded from deportation by an Obama-era program that President Donald Trump sought to end. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was implemented in 2012 and offered legal work permits and temporary protection to a group of young […]
Top executives at Apple attached their names to an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to uphold DACA. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, provides a legal way for undocumented children brought to the United States to remain in the country In the brief, Apple mentions that it employees […]
The House of Representatives passed the Dream and Promise Act, which would significantly expand protections for DACA recipients and other immigrants looking for legal status, including permanent citizenship. The bill passed 237-187, with seven Republicans crossing the aisle and joining Democrats. The Republican-led Senate is unlikely to take up the […]
Republican lawmakers were reportedly underwhelmed by a White House plan for immigration reform, which was spearheaded by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law. He was unable to answer key questions about the plan, leaving Stephen Miller, a senior White House adviser and immigration hard-liner, to explain the proposal, The Washington […]
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