Lawyers request ‘Apprentice’ tapes in suit over Trump ending DACA protections
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Lawyers request ‘Apprentice’ tapes in suit over Trump ending DACA protections

Lawyers for an organization that is suing President Trump over his administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program issued subpoenas to acquire tapes from “The Apprentice,” arguing that they could bolster their argument that rescinding the Obama-era initiative was fueled by racial animus. Continue reading

L.A. immigration activist files suit claiming DACA application was rejected as ‘political retaliation’
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L.A. immigration activist files suit claiming DACA application was rejected as ‘political retaliation’

A Los Angeles immigration activist whose arrest last year sparked protests and allegations of misconduct against federal law enforcement officials is now suing the Department of Homeland Security, claiming her application for protection from deportation as a “Dreamer” was unfairly rejected on the basis of her activism. Continue reading

Admin wants to bring DACA case back to Supreme Court quickly with Kavanaugh in
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Admin wants to bring DACA case back to Supreme Court quickly with Kavanaugh in

The latest example came in a letter from to the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals warning if there wasn’t a decision soon on the administration’s planned phase out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — the Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from deportation — the Justice Department would go directly to the Supreme Court. Continue reading

“We Can’t Go Back to the Shadows”: Six Dreamers Tell Their Stories
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“We Can’t Go Back to the Shadows”: Six Dreamers Tell Their Stories

Last September, the Trump administration announced it would rescind the protections granted by DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals—an Obama-era program that shielded from deportation undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. Though the action was quickly challenged by several federal lawsuits, there has been no clear resolution, leaving more than 700,000 DACA recipients and their families in limbo. Continue reading