Analysis by David Leopold  In a new piece for Medium, David Leopold – litigator and Chair of the immigration practice at Ulmer & Berne, LLP and past President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – argues the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) case is a test for Chief Justice John Roberts. The Chief… Continue »

“This is about an entire group of people who are your friends, your neighbors, the people who you least expect, and they’re part of the American fabric. And this is our home. We don’t consider it home. This is our home.” On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments to decide the future of… Continue »

Cross-posted from Medium, by David Leopold Tomorrow, the United States Supreme Court hears arguments on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) case. In a normal world, we would wait for the arguments to glean clues as to which way the Court might rule. But, we are not in normal times and this is not… Continue »

In an expert opinion for Axios, Denis McDonough, former deputy national security adviser in the Obama administration, offers a clear-eyed look at what the costs of ending the DACA termination really are. Ending DACA — the question that goes before the Supreme Court next week — will affect not only the 700,000 immigrant lives at… Continue »

With less than a week before the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) case heads to the Supreme Court, leading outlets are previewing what’s at stake if the conservative majority Supreme Court panel choose to terminate DACA — the futures and opportunities of nearly 700,000 contributors to workplaces and communities across the country.  In these… Continue »

Ahead of Tuesday’s Supreme Court’s oral arguments on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, New York Times columnist Linda Greenhouse outlines the legal stakes of the case and astutely notes the risked-politicization of the court, “But the decision will also be important in defining the court’s relationship to a president who behaves as… Continue »

A major action to bring attention to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has begun, just days before the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments about the future of the program. Over the weekend, some 200 Dreamers, undocumented immigrants, community leaders, allies, and supporters kicked off an 18-day, 230-mile walk from… Continue »

“Their real game is to combine hostage taking with a shameless shakedown. Sound familiar?” On Twitter yesterday, President Trump falsely declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unlawful, reiterated his administration’s desire to have the Supreme Court end the popular and successful program, and called for lawmakers to work on legislation – a… Continue »

“When we got DACA, we got wings.” Across sectors and the ideological spectrum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, business owners, national security experts, educators, members of Congress, and civil rights leaders filed amici briefs in support of Dreamers nationwide, ahead of next month’s Supreme Court’s oral arguments on the Trump administration’s termination of… Continue »

“When we got DACA, we got wings.” Across sectors and the ideological spectrum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, business owners, national security experts, educators, members of Congress, and civil rights leaders filed amici briefs in support of Dreamers nationwide, ahead of next month’s Supreme Court’s oral arguments on the Trump administration’s termination of… Continue »