Rally-goers discuss what's happening with DACA in the courts.
Read the first half of this post (explaining DACA and Dreamers) here. WHEN TRUMP ENDED DACA Since DACA was created through an executive order, presidents after Obama technically had the authority to rescind the program at any time. On September 5, 2017, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions and then-President Donald... Continue »
A notoriously anti-immigrant judge in Texas has yet again ruled against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, rejecting a 2022 rule from the Biden administration that intended to preserve and fortify the program. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen, a jurist handpicked to hear this case by impeached... Continue »
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, DACA-eligible individuals, lawmakers and allies marked the 11th anniversary of the program on Thursday. While 580,000 immigrants are currently protected by DACA, impeached Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has led the extremist campaign to terminate these protections through the anti-immigrant judicial pipeline.... Continue »
Thursday, June 15, marks the 11th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an immigration policy won after years of relentless organizing. Since its implementation more than a decade ago, DACA has become one of the most successful immigration policies in modern U.S. history, allowing roughly... Continue »
DACA is on the ballot in November Shorter Trump: I Love Dreamers So Much I’m Trying to Deport Them DACA is on the ballot in November The Liar-in-Chief tackled last night’s question from a pro-DACA questioner with his usual bluster, obfuscation and mendacity. He said, “we’re gonna take care... Continue »
Amidst ongoing focus on his level of support with Latino voters, Joe Biden traveled to Florida yesterday for events in Tampa and Kissimmee, released a plan on how he would support Puerto Rico, and conducted an interview with Telemundo’s José Díaz-Balart in which he reiterated his top immigration priorities. ... Continue »
Life-changing program for Dreamers helped change political history Eight years ago, during the final months of another presidential election year, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program officially launched. Since that first application day of August 15, 2012, more than 800,000 Dreamers have relied on DACA’s life-changing protections... Continue »
A recording of the call can be found here This past week, in the latest effort to limit the program that protects immigrant youth from deportation, the DHS unveiled yet another anti-immigrant plan in their memo on the current and future status of the DACA program .Earlier today, in... Continue »
And why he’s one of the greatest threats to DACA There are, unfortunately, many appointed and elected officials across the U.S. who have made a career out of enacting anti-immigrant policy. But as far as activist federal judges go, perhaps none stand out like Judge Andrew Hanen of the... Continue »
Win or Lose, Trump is Determined to Deport Dreamers In typical fashion, and in its determination to dismantle DACA, administration officials are saying their latest effort to limit the Obama-era program, is just a temporary measure until next steps are decided. We know what that means. When Trump and... Continue »