Results related to “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”
by Aura Bogado on October 31 2013, 11:57AM
The Golden Door Scholars program covers tuition, room and board for four-year degrees for DACA-eligible youth.
by Von Diaz on August 14 2013, 12:45PM
The Brookings Institute released a report today looking at the last year of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a band aid approach to addressing immigration reform for the estimated 1.6 million undocumented immigrant youth living in the…
by Jorge Rivas on February 19 2013, 1:06PM
North Carolina DMV will tag DACA driver’s licenses with “No Lawful Status” and “Deferred Action” labels.
by Jorge Rivas on January 16 2013, 4:59PM
Oregon DMV to accept ‘Deferred Action’ applicants.
by Seth Freed Wessler on November 29 2012, 12:06PM
A coalition of civil rights groups filed a class action suit in federal court today, challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order denying drivers licenses to young undocumented immigrants granted work permits through President Obama’s deferred action program.
by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 3:58PM
The decision will cut tuition fees by about 50 percent for undocumented students attending state colleges.
by Julianne Hing on November 2 2012, 5:43PM
If immigration officials followed their own guidelines, Wasington Coelho Ribero should never have been deported, advocates say.
by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2012, 3:28PM
A DREAMactivist.org petition is urging ICE to immediately release and end deportation proceedings for a 27-year-old HIV-positive DREAMer that was held in a Florida detention center without medical care.
by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 5:42PM
Kris Kobach is keeping himself busy with more lawsuits.
by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 1:23PM
On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assemblymember Gilbert Cedillo’s (D-Los Angeles) AB 2189 in to law, which will allow DREAMers who are granted deferred action to apply for a California Drivers’ License. The bill states that any document received by…
by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 11:55AM
Romney first criticized President Obama for failing to pass immigration reform and then went on pledge to pass immigration himself but evaded the question.
by Jorge Rivas on September 12 2012, 10:09AM
The Obama administration has received an estimated 72,000 Deferred Action applications from young undocumented immigrants seeking to avoid deportation and get a work permit since the program started Aug. 15.
by Jorge Rivas on September 6 2012, 11:05AM
Benita Veliz made history Wednesday night when she took the stage at the Democratic National Convention.
by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 1:03PM
The lawsuit challenges the Obama administration’s deferred action program and argues it prevents ICE officers from “fulfilling their sworn oath to uphold the law and defend the U.S. Constitution.”
by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 11:59AM
Will Deferred Action applicants between 16-and-30-years old who are granted “temporary legal residents” status be eligible for driver’s license?
by Jorge Rivas on August 15 2012, 10:57AM
This represents the first step for more than a million DREAMers to pursue higher education, meaningful employment, and a chance to contribute to this country’s future.