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WAPO: Trump’s die-hard supporters are fuming after an apparent about-face on ‘dreamers’

Trump’s die-hard supporters are fuming after an apparent about-face on ‘Dreamers’ “The Washington Post is reporting that, “Staunch conservative allies of President Trump have erupted in anger and incredulity after Democrats late Wednesday announced that the president had agreed to pursue a legislative deal that would protect thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation but  Read more→

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The Washington Post: Trump, top Democrats Agree to Work on Deal to Save ‘Dreamers’ from Deportation

Trump, top Democrats Agree to Work on Deal to Save ‘Dreamers’ from Deportation By Ed O’Keefe and David Nakamura report for The Washington Post, September 14, 2017 on Deal to Save ‘Dreamers’ “Democratic leaders announced late Wednesday that they agreed with President Trump to pursue a legislative deal that would protect hundreds of thousands of young  Read more→

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NYT: Why Common Critiques of DACA Are Misleading

Common Critiques of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Are Misleading In the September 8, 2017 edition of The New York Times, Linda Qiu reports about common critiques of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that are misleading: “Defenders of President Trump’s decision to rescind an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded young immigrants from deportation have offered misleading  Read more→

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Mother Jones Questions: What Will Happen with Dreamers’ Information After DACA Ends

What Will Happen with Dreamers Information After DACA Noah Lanard writes in the September 8, 2017 edition of Mother Jones about Dreamers’ fears: “The government knows where the nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers live, where they’ve traveled, and what they look like. So when President Donald Trump decided to stop protecting them from deportation, there  Read more→

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UNCG Chancellor Gilliam on DACA

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a message to the UNCG community regarding the U.S. Attorney General’s recent DACA announcement The full message is below.  “Dear UNCG community, “Yesterday, the U.S. Attorney General announced that the federal government is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We know that  Read more→

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Supreme Court Denies the Obama Administration a Rehearing on Immigration Policy

The Obama Administration immigration policy faced a set-back today.  The Supreme Court denied a rehearing today on policy  that would have expanded coverage for some undocumented immigrants through the DAPA and DACA Programs. According to SCOTUSBlog, today the Supreme Court denied Obama Administration’s petition for “rehearing in United States v. Texas, the challenge to the policy that would have permitted as many  Read more→

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Supreme Court to Hear Critical Immigration Case

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s split decision on President Obama’s executive action concerning DACA/DAPA, the nation’s highest court has agreed to hear another critical immigration case. Late last year, the Ninth Circuit upheld an order by a federal district court in California requiring immigration judges to hold bond hearings every six months for  Read more→

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Texas Judge Issues Order in DACA Matter

As reported by Politico, a  federal judge slapped an extraordinarily unusual order on Justice Department lawyers on Thursday, saying they misled him about details of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, ordering up names of certain immigrants here illegally and calling on the administration’s attorneys to take a legal ethics course every year. In  Read more→

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AILA/AIC Respond to Flores v. Lynch Order to Release Children from Detention

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the American Immigration Council (AIC) welcome a decision released Friday evening by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in Flores v. Lynch, No. 85-04544 (C.D.Ca.), which ruled that children should generally be released from detention within five days—preferably to a parent, including a parent with whom they were apprehended.  Read more→

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