On April 18, 2016 the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case.  At stake is the fate of the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) immigration policies. These policies would provide, on a... Continue »
This past weekend, Florida state Senator Darren Soto became the second elected official this month to meet with immigrant families as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Senator Soto — who represents Florida’s 14 District in the state Senate — sat down to break bread with five immigrant families... Continue »
On April 18th, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in theU.S. v Texas immigration case that will decide the fate of the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) immigration executive action policies. A week before arguments are scheduled to... Continue »
“DAPA Dinner” events are continuing to roll in, as Florida State Senator Darren Soto has announced that he will break bread with five immigrant families this Sunday as part of the ongoing campaign to discuss how DAPA and DACA+ would impact the lives of immigrant families across the US.... Continue »
Yesterday, Senate Republicans filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, expressing opposition to two Obama Administration immigration policies: Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which was first created in 2012 but revised in... Continue »
+Click here to host your own DAPA Dinner Yesterday, the Pinto family of Virginia met with Rep. Don Beyer for a “DAPA Dinner,” a campaign to highlight how DAPA and expanded DACA would benefit immigrant families all across the nation. The dinner, organized by the Virginia Immigrant Coalition for Immigrant Rights,... Continue »
Today’s the deadline for Republicans to file their amicus (friend of the court) briefs in opposition to DACA and DAPA. It’s the first real chance we’ve had to see how many Republicans will line up behind Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and the anti-immigrant nativist wing of the Republican Party.... Continue »
Cross-posted from David Leopold’s blog: The lawyers for 26 GOP Governors and Attorneys General, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, filed their response brief in the case challenging President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Like everything else about this case, the brief is politically motivated and filled with... Continue »
Earlier this year, we began a new “SCOTUS 101” series providing key resources on the US vs. Texas immigration lawsuit the Supreme Court will soon take up. In a new Medium post, “Yes, United States v. Texas Is Really An Epic Political Battle,” attorney and former The American Immigration... Continue »
The fight against the Republican lawsuit that is blocking DAPA and DACA+ is about to reach a new level. On April 18, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments on the lawsuit blocking DAPA and DACA+, giving immigration advocates an opportunity to demonstrate that DAPA and DACA+... Continue »