DACA

Tom Perez: Majority of Americans support DACA

Trump’s military parade shelved due to $92 million price tag<p>02:39<p>Bannon says 2018 midterms a referendum on Trump<p>04:50<p>AP: Omarosa has video, not just …

Tom Perez

Judge halts full DACA restart

The federal judge who had ordered the government to restart the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty in full backed off his decision Friday and said …

Immigration

For now, no need to accept new DACA applications: DC judge

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Washington who ruled against the Trump administration’s plans to end a federal program that shields some young …

Immigration

Click here to support Protect DACA Youth Fund organized by Direct Impact Fund

Dreamers are young, patriotic people who are American in every sense but on paper. They strengthen our workforce, study in our schools, serve in our …

Immigration

Brazilian DACA Entrepreneur Fears Deportation

Victor Santos, an immigrant from Brazil and co-founder of the finance app AirFox, faces uncertainty about his status in the United States under …

Immigration

GoFundMe, FWD.us launch new hub to centralize DACA renewal fundraising campaigns

After raising millions for families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border as a result of the zero-tolerance policy, GoFundMe is trying to keep the …

Immigration

DACA renewals cost $495—and GoFundMe is making it easier to raise those funds

As multiple national lawsuits attempt to either dissolve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program or bring it back to its original …

Immigration

Life Is a Vicious Waiting Game for These DACA Recipients

It was January when Ashleigh lost her job at the grocery store, and March when she first started driving without a license. The chain of events felt …

News (U.S.)

Report: WH aides unsure Trump understood details of ending DACA

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams<p>Trump's long history of dehumanizing people with 'dog' insults<p>05:00<p>Manafort lawyers rest their case after calling …

Donald Trump

DACA is really helping young immigrants. But are they too afraid, unsure to renew?

WASHINGTON — Young immigrants have seen solid wage and job gains under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows them to study and work without fear of deportation. Despite the benefits, a significant number of DACA recipients whose protections expire this year have not …

Immigration

Keep Up the Fight to Defeat Brett Kavanaugh

This week’s Take Action Now focuses on how you can help recipients of DACA and join in the national effort to defeat Brett Kavanaugh.<p>Take Action Now …

Brett Kavanaugh

DACA Texas court ruling expected soon, but future of young undocumented far from clear

There was no set deadline, but the perception of one seemed real enough.<p>It was a Saturday in early August and Jose Lopez’s downtown Los Angeles …

Immigration

Six years later, DACA has been a resounding success—now its future remains unknown

Campaign Action<p>Wednesday marks six years since undocumented immigrant youth were first able to submit their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals …

Immigration

Amid Court Challenges, Here’s What Will Happen If DACA Ends

Since its creation in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has protected more than 820,000 undocumented immigrants from …

Immigration

Trump should accept rulings against move to dump DACA, return to Congress to broker a deal

It's time for the Trump administration to set a new course after its unsuccessful efforts to both boost border security and fashion a humane and …

News (U.S.)

DACA recipients are thriving while their legal status remains uncertain

The fate of the program remains in legal limbo.<p>On August 15, 2012, the Obama administration began accepting applications from young immigrants for …

Immigration

Trump forgets to pretend he’s supposed to like DACA

Donald Trump announced the end of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program for Dreamers last year, prompting more than one federal …

Donald Trump

Congress is trying to run away from immigration. This fall may not let them.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After two dramatic defeats of immigration legislation this year, Congress left for August recess eager to put the issue in the rearview mirror, with consequential midterm elections looming in November.<p>But it might return to an unavoidable storm nonetheless.<p>Major court decisions …

Politics

I'm a DREAMer, I just want to contribute to my community. Why does my government want me out?

I first knew that I wanted to become a teacher at age seven. I had recently arrived in the United States, after walking across the Mexican-American border with my mom and two siblings to join my father who was already working here. At the time, I didn’t even know enough English to ask for a …

Immigration

'Opportunity' Drove This DACA Recipient To Leave El Salvador, Enter U.S. Illegally

<b>Marlon Portillo</b> came to the U.S. as an unaccompanied minor from El Salvador 12 years ago. Since then, he's qualified for DACA status, graduated from …

El Salvador

Judge Orders Reinstatement of DACA Pending 20-Day Hold

On August 3, 2018, Judge John D. Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of fully reinstating the Deferred …

Immigration

Trump predicts success of Texas lawsuit challenging DACA

President Trump said Thursday he believes Texas and other states will be successful in their lawsuit challenging the Obama-era Deferred Action for …

Immigration

Immigration policy adviser: Trump administration keeps moving the goal posts on DACA deal

Immigration policy adviser Carlos Guevara hit the Trump administration on Thursday for not reaching a deal with lawmakers on the future of the …

Immigration

The End of DACA Is the Next Big Immigration Fight

The struggle over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and the fate of the immigrants known as “Dreamers” is heating up again. There’s a strong probability that it will go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and fast — conceivably even before Judge Brett Kavanaugh gets a Senate …

Immigration

Texas AG: We're suing to repeal DACA because no president should have that much power

Obama acted outside his constitutionally provided powers when he created DACA. We are suing to end DACA and send it to Congress where it belongs.<p>“I am president, I am not king. I can’t do these things just by myself.”<p>“With respect to the notion that I can just suspend deportations through executive …

News (U.S.)

Trump praises Texas AG's lawsuit to repeal DACA

President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a lawsuit led by Texas to repeal an Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, saying he hopes the legal action is “successful.”<p>The lawsuit, which was filed against the Trump administration over …

Donald Trump

DACA: Can It Survive Its Latest Legal Attack in Texas?

The Trump administration plunged thousands of migrant children into a frantic limbo this summer when it separated them from their parents in a bid to deter illegal immigration on the southwest border, igniting weeks of protest and litigation.<p>But the chaos has obscured a much longer-running dispute …

News (U.S.)

Ending DACA Doesn't Just Hurt Immigrants -- Businesses Across the U.S. Will Feel the Impact

Dreamers are small-business owners, employees and consumers who contribute much to the national economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was introduced in 2012 as an opportunity to protect from deportation people …

Immigration

Federal judges block Trump immigration moves

<b>(Getty/AP/Photo Montage by Salon)</b><p>Separate cases—on family separations and on DACA—show there are still some adults in the government<p>Terry H. Schwadron<p>August 9, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>Read more articles from the DC Report here.<p>Two of Trump’s immigration initiatives were rejected on Friday by the courts, …

Immigration

DACA Was 'Saved' Last Week. Now, Is a Texas Judge Going to Kill It?

After almost a year of federal courts hamstringing the Trump administration's efforts to rescind an Obama-era program that protects young immigrants …

Immigration