DACA explicitly prohibits criminals from eligibility. Trump smeared DACA recipients as such anyway.
The first step is for the Supreme Court to make things right for these young would-be citizens. But the court can only provide a temporary remedy. The second step is for Congress to pass a permanent solution and provide DACA recipients and their families a pathway to citizenship. Reforming our democracy is the long-term solution we need to ensure that everyone is represented in government and can play a role shaping our great country.
Three appeals courts have ruled against Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which grants deferral from deportation and work permits to nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children.
“I want people to know that we matter,” she said.
It looks like the answer is “yes,” and 700,000 people would become pawns in Trump’s negotiations with Congress if so.
There’s no way to know which way Republicans will go, because they don’t know themselves. But they’ll have to decide.
The justices are considering whether the Trump administration can shut down a program that shields about 700,000 young immigrants from deportation.
US Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday proposed a rule that would bar asylum seekers who illegally crossed the border from obtaining work authorization and delay when permits can be granted.
Originally published by The Washington Post In the lead-up to the 2016 election, White House senior adviser Stephen Miller sought to promote white nationalism, far-right extremist ideas and anti-immigrant rhetoric through the conservative website Breitbart, a report released Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center claims. The report is the first installment in a series that draws …
Undocumented immigrants are among the most vulnerable members of society. For Dreamers, America is the only home they know. For the Supreme Court to let them be “sent south” needlessly would be nothing short of a nightmare.
The U.S. government has acknowledged that being held in detention can be traumatic for children.
I will not live in fear. And neither will the 700,000 undocumented immigrants like me.