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President Donald Trump says DACA, Democratic leaders in Congress say DREAM Act. DACA is the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program imposed under President Barack Obama that gave temporary legal status to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as minors. The Trump administration rescinded DACA on Sept. [Read More]
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University of Colorado Law Professor Violeta Chapin, local lawyers and Chapin's students are holding a free, confidential clinic Wednesday for people trying to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status. [Read More]
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Jason Corral, staff attorney, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical program, participated in a panel discussion at Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics on the Trump administration's recent announcement that it intended to upend the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program. [Read More]
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Carla Mena was born in Peru and came to the United States illegally when she was 11. The Meredith College alumna and Raleigh resident now finds herself among a group of 700,000 people unsure whether they will be allowed to stay in the country they have long called home.President Donald Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals earlier this month, deciding the program would be phased out after six months. DACA is an Obama-era executive action that offers... [Read More]
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Flipping through the Scranton Times-Tribune, your eyes may fall on a message from the Immaculate Heart of Mary sisters based in Scranton of, "disappointment and moral outrage" against President Trump's decision to terminate deferred action or childhood arrivals. Under that, the ad lists the names of the more than 300 sisters who support DACA. Sister Margret Gannon is one of the names listed in the paper. "Why are we doing this now? It is because all through our... [Read More]
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Dreamers have support in Adrian.The city of Adrian made its voice heard Monday on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This immigration policy established five years ago through an executive order by President Barack Obama recently was rescinded through executive order of President Donald Trump, who also directed the U.S. Congress to review the policy to find an alternative.By a 6-1 vote, the Adrian City Commission supported a... [Read More]
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State Representative Robert "Bobby" Nardolillo is criticizing Governor Gina Raimondo for giving what he says is special treatment to state residents who are eligible to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. [Read More]
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Elvis Saldias grew up hiding a secret.He came to the United States from Bolivia with his mom when he was nine years old on a visa that would expire a couple months later, making him undocumented."Undocumented meant illegal, meant unwanted, it meant being unrecognized," Saldias, 25, said.When former President Barack Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2012, Saldias was completing his associate's degree at Northwest State Community College in... [Read More]
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The historic civil rights organization NAACP has joined in the legal action against Donald Trump over his cowardly decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, "alleging that Trump violated due process, the equal... [Read More]
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Information about the Trump Administration's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, plus resources available for DACA recipients and other undocumented community members will be available from 10:30... [Read More]
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The City Council speaker and at least three congressmen from around the country were arrested Tuesday outside Trump Tower as they joined protesters to demand that Congress protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA, organizers said. They blocked traffic on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower to "highlight the crisis facing immigrant youth and the need for Congress to act immediately," according to Make The Road NY. Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Rep. Adriano Espaillat... [Read More]
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President Trump recently asked Congress to resolve the 2012 enacted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) controversy and ongoing immigration debacle. Trump's DACA edict is splitting the GOP wide open,... [Read More]
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A group of six young undocumented immigrants sued the Trump administration Monday in a San Francisco federal court, challenging the president's decision to end DACA—the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which gives nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants permission to live and work in the United States. The suit argues the Trump administration failed to follow proper administrative procedures in rescinding DACA and that revoking the program violates due process laws. [Read More]
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In an interview with 60 Minutes, Steve Bannon, formerly President Donald Trump's chief strategist and current Breitbart news executive, said that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops favored continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program because the bishops are dependent on undocumented immigrants. Literally dependent: Since they are "unable to really to come to grips with the problems in the Church," Bannon said, "they need illegal aliens, they need illegal aliens to fill the churches … it's obvious on the face of it." The comment is fascinating because it manages to be true, in a... [Read More]
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"Keep the Dream Alive. Defend DACA. We have Dreams, too," young undocumented immigrants protected by the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and their ... [Read More]
Who the heck knows what's going to happen to the ''dreamers'' — immigrants who came illegally to the U.S. as children — despite all the talk in Washington? Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, presumably at the White House's direction, leaving dreamers targets for deportation if Congress fails to act in the next six months.Quickly, the president seemed to have second thoughts, tweeting and... [Read More]
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Illinois Valley Community College's Office of International and Multicultural Education and College Democrats will host a brown bag discussion on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at noon Monday,... [Read More]
A question-and-answer information session was held Monday for those affected by and interested in what is happening with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. [Read More]
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A question-and-answer information session was held Monday for those affected by and interested in what is happening with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. [Read More]
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Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Angus King's (I. ME) re-election campaign: I was deeply disappointed by President Trump's announcement that he plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)program. The "Dreamers"... [Read More]
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