A Texas flight attendant who was enrolled in the government’s program for “Dreamers” flew to Mexico for work and was stopped by immigration authorities who forced her to spend more than a month in detention, her attorney said.
The Dream and Promise Act would allow DREAMers to apply for legalization, and TPS holders to apply for green cards.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has made a key addition to his 2020 campaign, adding Arizona activist Belén Sisa, who has declared herself an immigrant without legal status, to his team as a deputy press secretary.
Democrats are backing away from a potential floor fight over “Dreamers,” marking a shift in field tactics from earlier this year as they prepare to do battle with Republicans next week over a major government funding bill.
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.
“As soon as she said this person could hurt my family, I automatically went into panic mode,” Vasquez told The Daily Beast.
The ruling from a panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals means a nationwide injunction allowing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to continue will remain in effect.
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling blocking the Trump administration from ending the Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from being deported.
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.
The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Monday to take up a case concerning the government’s decision to phase out an Obama-era initiative that protects from deportation young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children.