Judge Orders Full Reinstatement of DACA Program Including New Applications

On Friday, August 3, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia again rejected the Government’s justification for ending the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) program.  The court had previously ordered the Government to reinstate the program...

Some businesses are refusing to hire DACA recipients. They are fighting back.

By Alexia Fernández Campbell,  Vox Daniel Marques would probably be working as a financial adviser for a big investment firm in New Jersey right now. David Rodriguez might have landed an internship with Procter & Gamble in Miami. Sandy Vasquez might be an engineering intern...

Judge orders full restart of DACA program

By TED HESSON, Politico A D.C.-based federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to restart in full the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The decision is the latest legal blow against President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out the Obama-era program,...

Texas business coalition says ending ‘Dreamers’ program would cost economy billions

By Mark Curriden of The Texas Lawbook, Houston Chronicle A federal lawsuit by  Texas officials earlier this year seeking to order the end of the federal immigration program called the Deferred Act for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, will have “immediate, irreparable...

One More Immigration Try

By The Editorial Board, The Wall Street Journal Courts this year have deferred the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but the issue will return soon enough. So bravo to 19 Republicans who have signed a discharge petition to debate a fix for the...

American Dreamers Hold Out Hope

By Danielle Westermann King, HRE Daily On Tuesday, Judge John D. Bates of Federal District Court for the District of Columbia rules that the Department for Homeland Security had 90 days to submit tangible proof that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is...

Commentary: What we lose if we lose DACA and Dreamers

By Octavio N. Martinez Jr. – Special to the American-Statesman Evelin Hernandez, 27, cries as she holds a sign reading “My dreams matter. Don’t shatter them,” during a protest in front in Minneapolis after President Trump announced his plans to rescind DACA in 2017. The...

Shifting Sands – Trump’s Inconsistent Attitude towards Dreamers

By Benjamin J. Schatz, Senior Attorney On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it was ending the DACA program that currently protects hundreds of thousands of Dreamers from deportation and gives them permission to work. Trump’s intent was to end the program...

Hope and Fear: How the Fortunes of Five L.A. Immigrants Have Changed Since Trump Took Office

From Dreamers to asylum-seekers to Green Card holders, the president’s policies have provoked anxiety and heartache for immigrants at every step For a few hours almost every month, the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center is transformed into a courtroom. A giant...

Keep On Keepin’ On: Meeting Today’s Immigration Challenges Head-on

By Delisa Bressler, Partner With all the controversial attention on immigration lately – on things like the border wall, court decisions on travel bans and sanctuary cities, and Congress’s failure to act on a solution for Dreamers – it is sometimes easy to get caught up in the...
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