The Senate’s bipartisan immigration deal is falling apart because the president wants it to. By late Wednesday, a coalition of 17 senators—eight Republicans, eight Democrats, and one independent—reached consensus on a bill that would create a path to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who came to the…
The Trump administration’s efforts to put an end to the DACA program for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children has been put on hold by a judge for the second time in two months.
In late January, the Democrats prepared themselves to get played on saving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by consenting to reopen the government based on assurances that Republicans would act in good faith and bring a deal to the floor. On Friday, they got played.
A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers are preparing to unveil what they hope will be a solution to the seemingly stalemated immigration debate.
During a meeting at the White House on Tuesday, Donald Trump offered several coherent, presidential thoughts on immigration reform and whether or not Congress will pass a bill to protect DACA recipients.
Congress has until Saturday to pass a budget without triggering a government shutdown—and despite the Democratic leadership’s seemingly lackluster efforts, it appears increasingly unlikely that a legislative solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be included in the funding bill.
When the Trump administration announced in September that current participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program had one month to renew their status before the program was shut down altogether, thousands of DACA recipients scrambled to mail their paperwork in before the October 5 deadline.
Today is the deadline for undocumented young people shielded from deportation by President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to renew their protected immigration status for the last time, but nearly 50,000 DACA recipients who haven’t filed yet risk being forced to leave the country.
At the age of seven, Tereza Lee’s father sat her down in the living room and told her he had something very important to tell her. Don’t tell anyone, he told her, not even teachers or her closest friends. She was supposed to keep her mouth closed. Don’t say anything. Be silent.
Alondra Alcantar says she had a solid plan in place to save for the $495 she needed to pay for her DACA application renewal in February.
A Kentucky college student claims that she is being targeted with harassment and threats of deportation by a fellow classmate. What’s more, she says, the school itself has done nothing to help with the wave of hate she’s faced in recent weeks.
The Trump administration’s decision to end the DACA program which shielded 800,000 undocumented people brought to America as children from deportation came with a caveat. Current participants whose DACA protections were set to expire in the next six months—some 200,000 in all—could re-apply to the program for one…
Despite vowing to remove the federal protections shielding some 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation, President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that he has “a great love” for the DACA recipients whose lives he is throwing into chaos and danger.
Among the many unanswered questions prompted by President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is whether or not the estimated 800,000 DACA recipients would be subject to the same immediate threat of deportation as other undocumented people.
People across the country—including schoolchildren and undocumented immigrants—turned out on Tuesday to protest the Trump administration’s ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that shielded some 800,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation.