Menendez, other U.S. Senate Democrats vent frustrations after new ruling against DACA
WASHINGTON — A federal judge Wednesday declared illegal the Biden administration’s revised version of a program that protects hundreds of thousands of people brought into the country as children from deportation, and U.S. Senate Democrats, advocates and the White House on Thursday decried the decision. “I think that Congress should act, but it has been […]
‘We’re just trying to live our lives’: DACA hits 11-year mark still mired in the courts
For more than two decades, Congress has tried and failed to pass immigration reform.
Immigration advocates call again for DACA renewal in Congress, as possible end looms
'If we could just center on the question of Dreamers and DACA in and of itself, I think a … legitimate issue can be resolved,' U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., said.
DACA ruled unlawful by federal appeals court, but program continues for now
The case has been returned to a lower court, which will decide the legality of the program that includes more than 600K undocumented people.
Democrats’ vision for free community college would boost undocumented students
A lifeline for many people now denied access to higher education could also reignite controversies in Republican-leaning states over immigration and federal overreach.
U.S. mayors, including Scranton’s, call on Congress to pass immigration reform | Tuesday Coffee
'It’s right for our economic future. It’s time for Congress to finally act,' Scranton Mayor Paige Congnetti said.
On DACA’s anniversary, a Dreamer dreams of a path to citizenship for all | Wednesday Morning Coffee
'It’s been 30 years and there hasn’t been comprehensive immigration reform,' Mitzi Colin Lopez said.
Immigration advocates push Biden to not only bring back DACA but to expand it
Advocates view reinstating the Obama-era policy as a minimum goal, with deportation protection for DACA recipients’ family members extended as well.
Is DACA doomed? Skeptical U.S. Supreme Court conservatives seem to side with Trump
The high court's conservatives, which now include two Trump appointees, seemed to endorse the legality of the administration’s decision to end the program.