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Today, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that he and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) will introduce the Bridge Act, which if passed would provide “provisional protected status” for the undocumented youth who currently qualify for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) are original co-sponsors. According to Frank Sharry, … Continue reading »

As Inauguration Day nears, Americans across the country are voicing their support for the 750,000 DREAMers who have been able to live and work without fear because of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as well as the broader immigrant community that is at risk of deportation under the new President-elect. Below, we … Continue reading »

With General John Kelly Trump’s official pick to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), here are three key questions we want him to answer: Will you counsel President Trump to keep the DACA program for Dreamers in place? The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is an unqualified success, helping to drive economic growth, … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Politico: Trump Taps Kelly for DHS By Ted Hesson CBS: What can Obama do to help protect DREAMers from Donald Trump? By Reena Flores Houston Chronicle: Trump’s Homeland Security pick signals priority of border security By Bill Lambrecht Medill Reports Chicago: Immigrants use Snapchat to Amplify Their … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): New York Times: Trump Appears to Soften on Deporting Thousands of Young Immigrants By Amy Chozick New York Times: Donald Trump Picks John Kelly, Retired General, to Lead Homeland Security By Mark Landler and Maggie Haberman Associated Press: Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration By … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Los Angeles Times: Santa Ana declares itself a sanctuary city in defiance of Trump By Cindy Carcamo Chicago Tribune: Emanuel’s latest immigration move: A task force to come up with a website By John Byrne Daily Kos: California officials build wall of resistance to Trump’s immigration scheme … Continue reading »