Judge Orders US To Close DACA Program To New Applicants, Calling It IllegalA federal judge in Texas ordered the U.S. government on Friday to close the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to new applicants, saying the Obama administration did not have the legal authority to grant deportation relief and work permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
Immigrants And Activists Praise Biden's Citizenship PlanFor Andrea Figueroa, born in Peru and now living in Southern California, the path to American citizenship has been a long one.
Dreamers Hopeful For Pathway To Citizenship Efforts From Biden AdministrationPresident Biden signed an executive order to take actions to safeguard the DACA program - a program President Trump tried to suspend.
Judge Orders Restoration Of DACA, Opening Immigration Program To New Applicants For First Time Since 2017A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to fully restore an Obama-era initiative that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, requiring officials to open the program to new applicants for the first time since 2017.
Supreme Court Blocks Trump Effort To Wind Down DACA ProgramThe Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a blow to President Donald Trump's immigration agenda, ruling the administration's attempt to dismantle an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation was unlawful.
Laguna Beach To Pay More Than $18,000 To DACA Student Held For ICEGutierrez, a student at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, was arrested in June of 2018 on suspicion of driving under the influence and held by Laguna Beach police for 15 hours.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On DACA; Conservative Justices Appear To Back TrumpThe high court's decision is expected by June, at the height of the 2020 presidential campaign.
As Calif. AG Prepares To Argue DACA Case Before SCOTUS, Supporters Gather In North HollywoodJustices will hear arguments on the DACA program, which protects undocumented people who were brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children.
Cal State Fullerton DACA Student To Attend State Of The UnionThe 22-year-old will be a guest of Democratic Rep. Gil Cisneros.
Cal State LA Student Sues DHS Over DACA DenialClaudia Rueda was arrested outside her home in Boyle Heights last year as part of what U.S. Border Patrol said was a drug smuggling investigation. She was released without charges.
Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration To Restore DACAJudge John Bates, an appointee of former President George W. Bush, called President Trump's decision to end the program "arbitrary and capricious."
Judge Slams Trump Admin For Suggesting ACLU, Others Should Find Deported ParentsA federal judge called the Trump administration's slowness to track down migrant parents it had separated from their children and then deported "unacceptable," saying the responsibility is "100%" on the government.
Pasadena Appeals Court Hears DACA ArgumentsExperts believe the DACA case will likely work its way through the lower courts and end up before the U.S. Supreme Court eventually.
Another Judge Rules Against Trump On 'Dreamers' ProgramJudge wrote Tuesday that the decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, "was unlawful and must be set aside."
In First-Ever Move, California Senate Taps Undocumented Attorney For State Advisory RoleFor the first time, the California State Senate has named someone living in the U.S. illegally to a statewide appointment.