Revised DACA Program to Be Debated Before Texas Judge Who Previously Ruled Against It
A revised version of a federal policy that prevents the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children is scheduled to be debated before a federal judge in Houston who previously ruled the program illegal.
CT Immigrant Health Advocate on President's DACA Health Expansion Plan
A CT DACA recipient and immigrant health advocate says while the Biden Administration’s plan to give DACA recipients health coverage for the first time is a step in the right direction, it doesn’t go far enough to protect all immigrants, no matter their status, in health emergencies.
Biden to Expand Medicaid and Obamacare Access to DACA Recipients
President Joe Biden announced Thursday that hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children will now be able to apply for Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges.
Texas Judge Rules Updates to DACA Program Can Continue Temporarily
A federal judge has ruled that the current version of a federal policy that prevents the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children can continue, at least temporarily.
Appeals Court Sends DACA Case Back to Lower Court, Temporarily Protecting Dreamers
The ruling allows the program to go forward, but only for current DACA recipients known as Dreamers, not new applicants.
Biden Seeks to Bolster Legal Protection for DACA Recipients
The Biden administration has unveiled a regulation aimed at fending off legal challenges to a decade-old program that shields immigrants from deportation if they arrived as young children.
Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments on Challenge to DACA
Immigrant advocates head to a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Wednesday in hopes of saving an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of people brought into the U.S. as children.
A Decade of DACA: A Middle-Class Launching Pad for Thousands Is at Risk
The 2012 Obama-era policy opened job and educational pathways to thousands of undocumented and mainly Latino young Americans. Ten years later, its future is tenuous.
10 Years After DACA Began, Advocates Renew Calls For Permanent Solution
On June 15, 2012, the Obama Department of Homeland Security announced DACA, a policy stating the U.S. would no longer deport some undocumented young people who arrived here as children, and allow them to get two-year work permits. But DACA allows no path to permanent status like citizenship, and immigration activists like Jose Munoz from United We Dream are urging...