Trump increases deportations of formerly protected DREAMers

Alan Gomez, USA TODAY The Trump administration has stepped up the deportation of undocumented immigrants who had come to the United States as children and lost their protected status, which had allowed them to stay, federal data provided to USA TODAY shows. Both the Obama and...

ICE nabs young ‘dreamer’ applicant after she speaks out at a news conference

About two weeks ago, Daniela Vargas hid in the bedroom closet of her Jackson, Miss., home after watching immigration officials handcuff her father in the family’s driveway. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained the 22-year-old’s father and brother, Argentines who...

Trump’s vow to overturn DACA could cost US billions: report

By Rebecca Savransky President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to overturn President Obama’s executive order protecting illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children could cost the country tens of billions of dollars, according to a new study. If the executive order...

Immigrant advocates warn DACA, “dreamers” not to travel outside U.S. during Trump inauguration

By Todd Walker DENVER, Colo. – There’s a new warning for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. An immigrant advocacy group says they should not travel outside of the country around the time President-Elect Donald Trump is...

Senators move to protect ‘Dreamers’

By Jordain Carney A bipartisan pair of senators is filing legislation that would extend legal status for undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) rolled out legislation on Friday to try to provide an...

Fearing Trump crackdown, “dreamers” advised to end travel

By Claudia Torrens NEW YORK — Immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, but were protected from deportation by President Barrack Obama, are being warned by some advocates to make sure they are not traveling abroad when Donald Trump is sworn in as president on...

Trump Appears to Soften on Deporting Thousands of Young Immigrants

By Amy Chozick WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump on Wednesday appeared to soften his stance on whether to deport the more than 700,000 young people who entered the country illegally as children and were permitted to stay by President Obama. “We’re going to work...

DACA recipients, immigrants fear for their future

By: JESSICA FORMOSO NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) – Donald Trump’s presidential victory has left thousands of undocumented immigrants facing an uncertain future. Some who are currently protected may not be once the new administration takes office. 21-year-old Antonio Alarcon...

Graham to roll out extension of Obama immigration program

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday said he will offer legislation to extend a key Obama administration immigration program. “I’m going to introduce legislation with my Democratic colleagues and my Republican colleagues that would continue the legal status of...

Immigrants Who Came to U.S. as Children Fear Deportation Under Trump

By JULIA PRESTON and JENNIFER MEDINA Brought to the United States from Venezuela as a toddler, Carlos Roa was among the first young undocumented immigrants to be protected from deportation under a program President Obama set up in 2012 by executive action. Since then Mr. Roa, now...
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