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By Siobhan Hughes, Kristina Peterson and Louise Radnofsky, The Wall Street Journal President Donald Trump for the first time said publicly that he supported a pathway to citizenship for young, undocumented immigrants brought to the country by their parents, moving a step closer to bipartisan group seeking a way around […]

By Todd Ackerman, Houston Chronicle Hector Mejia recalls the depression he felt when he heard of the Trump administration’s plan to dismantle a program that provides temporary work permits to young immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children. Mejia was granted protection from deportation under the program […]

Texas counts DACA, Dream Act cost

17 Jan

By John Austin, Jacksonville Progress AUSTIN — Holding a campus job to cover rent while attending the University of Texas isn’t making Sam Cervantes rich, but the sales taxes and tuition he pays are helping enrich the state’s economy. Yet while Cervantes aspires to someday become a lawyer, as one […]

By Josh Gerstein, Politico The Trump administration announced Saturday that it is complying with a federal court order by again allowing so-called Dreamers to renew the quasi-legal status and work permits they have enjoyed under a program that started in 2012. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a division of the […]