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The Day Trump Ended DACA – America’s Voice Liveblog

Follow along today as we keep track of breaking news and important developments. Also view our press statement here and explainer blog here. Another Republican announces support for the Dream Act: Sen. Cory Gardner. pic.twitter.com/4OgbtmmyXM — Elise Foley (@elisefoley) September 5, 2017 5:30 PM Immigration attorney David Leopold is holding a Facebook Live to answer … Continue reading »

Gov. Kasich Stands With Ohio’s Dreamers

Where Is Attorney General Mike DeWine? Cleveland, OH – Gov. John Kasich weighed in this weekend on Trump’s pending “decision,” expected tomorrow, about cancelling or continuing the DACA program.  But so far, Attorney General and Ohio gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has been silent. Referencing the story of Jesus Contreras, a Houston-area paramedic working in the Hurricane … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Ending DACA would be Trump’s most evil act”

Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post writes an unsparing column on President Trump’s threats to the DACA program: First, let’s not think Trump — who invites cops to abuse suspects, who thinks ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio was “doing his job” when denying others their constitutional rights and who issued the Muslim ban — cares about the Constitution (any of the … Continue reading »

DACA Decision Remains Down to One Man and One Man Only: Donald Trump

Instead of Responding to a Manufactured Deadline, Trump Should Keep DACA in Place Everyone wants to be the first to report what the President will do about DACA.  But it’s important to remember that trial balloons and leaks are just that–until we have an official announcement, we will not know the final decision of the … Continue reading »

Today’s Biggest DACA News is from Nashville

State AG Sees the Light, Quits Team Paxton; Calls On Tennessee Senators to Enact the DREAM Act After a day of fevered speculation about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the White House today delayed any decision about the future of this popular and successful program until next Tuesday, September 5. … Continue reading »

TN Attorney General Breaks with TX on Immigration Lawsuit

Ohio AG Mike DeWine Should Follow Suit Cleveland, OH – The Attorney General of Tennessee, Herbert Slatery III, just announced that he will not join Texas in attacking the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the courts. Ohio, like Tennessee, is a plaintiff in a lawsuit attacking a now-defunct Obama policy that would have made … Continue reading »

Hundreds of Business Leaders Write Letter In Support of DACA, Dreamers

Thousands of American leaders from faith and advocacy groups, all levels of elected government, judges, police chiefs, and sheriffs earlier this week signed a letter in support of DACA and Dreamers. Last night, they were joined by hundreds of major business leaders who asked Donald Trump to preserve DACA and Congress to pass the Dream … Continue reading »

DACA-Recipients, Legal Experts & Advocates Call On Paxton and Trump to Focus on Building Our Country, Not Targeting Dreamers

A recording of today’s call is available here On a press call today, immigration advocates, legal experts, and DACA recipients assessed a busy week of developments. From the preliminary injunction on Texas’s SB4 to ongoing attention to the future of DACA and DACA recipients, the speakers provided key analysis and updates on the state of play … Continue reading »

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