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 the end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in early September. Since 2012, the Obama-era executive action has provided 800,000 young immigrants like Chomba with temporary work authorization […]
The administration announced in early September that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would be rescinded and called on Congress to act in order to address the issue.... The post NAM Leads Industry Effort Calling on Congress to Fix Immigration System and Protect DACA Recipients appeared first on Shopfloor.
A 20-year-old undocumented immigrant with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status has been in ICE detention for a month, despite President Donald Trump’s promises not to go after young people with DACA protections, an advocate for the young man said on Monday.
Democrats Threaten Government Shutdown Without DACA Fix Senate Democrats who were unhappy with President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are making it clear that they have no intention of voting on a government spending bill until Dreamers are granted...
Major tech companies are still voicing their support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that protects undocumented immigrants that came to the US when they were children. President Trump decided to end DACAShow More Summary
Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are a few of the 100 companies who filed an amicus brief in San Francisco yesterday, condemning Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. [ more › ]
Some of the world’s largest tech Wednesday again gave their support to 840,000 “Dreamer” immigrants in the U.S. whose status is under threat. The immigrants, part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, presently stand in no man’s land as the Trump administration attempts to end the program. Show More Summary
Several parties asked a federal judge in California Wednesday to block the Trump administration’s decision to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program while several lawsuits move forward.
Campaign Action Politico reports that Texas Sen. John Cornyn is part of a Republican group “ privately discussing the contours” of a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) deal, but color me skeptical. Now, advocates would beShow More Summary
There are currently around 100 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients enrolled in medical school. They’ve had none of daddy’s connections or money to help them get ahead. Facing a wall of obstacles due to their immigration status, it was hard work, determination, and grit that got them to where they are now. Show More Summary
In September, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA provides temporary protection from deportation to individuals brought to the US as children. Hundreds of colleges...Show More Summary
Why We Must All Fight for the Dream Act. By repealing DACA – Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals – Trump has endangered both these young immigrants and the economic security of America. In 2012, the Obama administration created DACA...Show More Summary
One of the “kids” who was protected by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being charged with child molestation and possession of child pornography. 27-year-old Edgar
Campaign Action A federal judge has ordered Donald Trump’s administration to turn over all documents pertaining to his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and leaving 800,000 undocumented immigrant youth vulnerable to deportation. Show More Summary
The Trump administration must turn over all emails and memos used to make its decision to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 2012 program created to protect undocumented youths from deportation, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
President Trump has been on a tear — ending the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ending payments to keep insurance subsidies in place for the Affordable Care Act and creating confusion as to our commitment to the Iran deal (as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is known). In each case, he has […]
President Trump reportedly plans to extend his six-month deadline for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Sen. James Lankford said at a town hall event in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Cristina Jiménez, a United We Dream co-founder, immigrant rights advocate, and a pivotal figure in the people power push to enact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2012, has been announced as one of 2017’s...Show More Summary
While many Americans oppose illegal immigration, most Americans conversely support DACA — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This allows children who were brought illegally to the United States,
The effects of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will hit a lot closer to home than you think. An estimated 20,000 DACA-eligible teachers will lose their work permits—meaning their permission to teach our children—if Congress refuses to pass the bipartisan DREAM Act. Show More Summary