Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Congress must stop dawdling on help for Dreamers

It is time for Congress and President Donald Trump to put blame games and unreasonable demands aside and to resolve the uncertainty of hundreds of …


A GOP-controlled government shut down would be disastrous for the Trump agenda

Congress is racing toward a government shutdown if Republicans are unable to compromise on a spending bill before early December. It would be the …

Government Shutdown

Let’s Settle the Legality of DACA Now

The Trump administration can bypass lower courts by asking the Supreme Court to hear an Arizona case.<p>Almost immediately after President Trump …

Conservative View

A study found that DACA improved mental health for its recipients. Which is why researchers worry about the end of the program.

Karla Ornelas remembers the moment when she received her DACA card in the fall of 2012. The rush of emotions, the sense of hope, the embrace of acceptance. For the first time since growing up in the shadows in California’s Central Valley, she had moved into the light.<p>Five years and one new …


Christian DACA Recipients Reflect On What They're Thankful For This Holiday

With the DACA deadline looming, these Christians want their voices heard.<p>As Americans across the country prepare to gather around the Thanksgiving table, one special group of Christians is taking time to express gratitude.<p>Christian recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program …

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Congress barreling toward explosive immigration fight

Democratic leaders are insisting that the DACA protections be finalized before year's end.

U.S. Congress

Congress speeds toward shutdown over Dreamers

Party leaders on both sides of the aisle fear they’ll be blamed for budget brinkmanship — but they’re equally afraid of enraging their grassroots.<p>Concern is growing in both parties that a clash over the fate of Dreamers will trigger a government shutdown this December.<p>House conservatives have …

U.S. Congress

Will Congress Renew DACA? New Jersey Dreamers Are Going On A Hunger Strike To Get Lawmakers' Attention

Back in September, President Trump announced his administration would rescind protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as …


Justice Department weighing potential deal on DACA documents request

Attorneys on both sides of a case concerning sensitive documents related to President Trump’s decision to terminate a program for undocumented youth …


Why Amnesty Should Not Be Part of Any ‘Deal’ on DACA

Talk of amnesty deals are making the rounds again in Washington. Here’s what you need to know.<p>Apparently, the battles over tax reform, Obamacare, and …


DACA backers move to avert Supreme Court fight over records

Advocates for so-called Dreamers made an unexpected move Sunday to head off a looming Supreme Court battle over their demands for more records on the basis for President Donald Trump's decision to end the program offering quasi-legal status and work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in …


Protests in support of undocumented immigrants are part of a proud American tradition

Throughout American history, protests have played a key role in many advocacy movements for just causes – from the abolitionist fight against slavery, to the women’s suffrage movement, to the civil rights movement and beyond. Some protesters have been disruptive and some have been arrested.<p>In his …


Who is covered by DACA? Teachers, caregivers and more

Who are America's Dreamers?<p>They are the hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children -- and they now face a very uncertain future.<p>President Donald Trump in September rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, …


Washington should reconsider DACA plans

Newsday (TNS)<p>Here’s a twisted scenario.<p>In September, President Donald Trump announced the coming suspension of an Obama-era program of immigration …


DACA negotiations slow as Trump demands more than Democrats will give

Bipartisan negotiations over protecting so-called Dreamers from deportation have stalled over demands from President Trump and Republican lawmakers that any new law also include tougher measures on legal and illegal immigration.<p>The legislative impasse persists more than two months after Trump …


DACA deal state of play

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Time is ticking away for a legislative solution on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children and that President Donald Trump has chosen to end.<p>Here's where things stand today.<p>Prepare for a …


'How to Get Away with Murder' Manages Rare Social Justice Hat Trick by Shooting Gay 'DACA Kid'

If there was a competition for how patronizingly a show could shoehorn the term "DACA kid" into one hour-long episode, I would have to think the …

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Meet Pamela, a soon-to-be-undocumented immigrant fighting to stay and contribute to the U.S.

Pamela Chomba, a 28-year-old New Jersey resident who’s been in the United States for 17 years, held her breath when President Donald Trump announced …


In Reversal, Immigration Agency Will Consider Delayed DACA Requests

After nearly 100 applications to renew permits that let immigrants stay and work in the United States legally were rejected because they had been delayed in the mail, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services agency last week said nothing could be done; the decisions were final.<p>But on …


USPS Failed To Deliver DACA Applications Before Their Deadline

24-year old, who asked to be identified only as “Jose” for legal reasons, was just one of the multiple cases of “Dreamers” who sent their applications via USPS mail long before the due date and the applications still somehow managed to arrive late.<p>PLUS: Trump Imposes Border Wall Funding in Exchange …


USCIS Guidance on DACA Renewal Requests Affected by Mail Service Issues

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received reports that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has identified USPS mail service delays …


Senate Considers Staying in Sessions After Dec. 18

Discussions ongoing as chamber plate remains full<p>The Senate is making preliminary plans to cancel a scheduled state work period the week of Dec. 18 …


Tech companies, groups push for DACA legislation on Capitol Hill

DACA, which is set to expire in March of 2018, protects almost 700,000 individuals from being deported from the U.S.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Trump administration rejected 4,000 “late” DACA renewals. Some were sitting in its mailbox at the deadline.

New allegations in a DACA lawsuit, and reports from lawyers, reveal many immigrants were punished despite doing everything right.<p>It’s beginning to look like a lot of immigrants were denied one last renewal of their deportation protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — …


People are underrating the odds of a government shutdown in December

• <b>Washington is lurching toward a federal government shutdown in early December.</b>• <b><br>President Donald Trump and congressional leaders prevented one fairly easily in September. This time will be different.</b><p>In September, President Trump and Congressional leaders had a pretty easy time avoiding a government …

U.S. Politics

First look: DACA push from national-security officials

<b>A bipartisan group</b> of 13 former top national security officials write the top four congressional leaders to argue for the urgency of passing an …

U.S. Politics

Senators urge DHS to reconsider DACA applications that were delayed in the mail

The lawmakers said that they were "troubled" by reports that some DACA recipients had had their applications rejected.

Bill de Blasio

After US mail screwup, cut Dreamers a break

<b>(CNN) —</b> We messed up, but it is still your problem.<p>That is what the government is essentially telling young immigrants whose Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, renewals did not arrive on time, due to delays with the US Postal Service.<p>After Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in …


DACA Recipients Share Their Dream Act Stories Following a Student-Led Walkout

“People need to know that this administration is attacking us.”<p>Nearly two months have passed [since President Donald Trump officially rescinded]( the [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)]( program …


Trump administration has detained a Texas Dreamer for a month despite valid DACA status

Donald Trump tweeted that undocumented immigrant youth “have nothing to worry about,” but advocates say that a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals …

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