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Here's How DACA Will Be Expanded Under Obama

Here’s How DACA Will Be Expanded Under Obama

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 9:07AM

The program’s expansion will take 90 days to implement.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

DACA Renewal Will Be Expensive and Confusing

DACA Renewal Will Be Expensive and Confusing

by Aura Bogado on March 12 2014, 7:00AM

The quick part of an easy fix is running out.

Topics: Immigration

Deadline Looming for Scholarship for Undocumented Students

Deadline Looming for Scholarship for Undocumented Students

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.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Applying for DACA? There's an App for That

Applying for DACA? There’s an App for That

by Von Diaz on September 25 2013, 10:24AM

Undocumented youth can get tips on applying for deferred action right from their cell phones.

Topics: /NOW

DREAMer Activist Self-Deports After Time Runs Out

DREAMer Activist Self-Deports After Time Runs Out

by Von Diaz on September 18 2013, 10:11AM

Juan Gomez voluntarily left the U.S. after multiple attempts for work authorization failed.

Topics: /NOW

Five Things We Know About DACA on its First Anniversary

Five Things We Know About DACA on its First Anniversary

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…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

North Carolina Issues 'Deferred Action' Driver's Licences

North Carolina Issues ‘Deferred Action’ Driver’s Licences

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.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Oregon Will Grant DACA-Approved DREAMers Driver’s Licenses

by Jorge Rivas on January 16 2013, 4:59PM

Oregon DMV to accept ‘Deferred Action’ applicants.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Arizona Sued for Denying Driver's Licenses to Immigrant Youth

Arizona Sued for Denying Driver’s Licenses to Immigrant Youth

by 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.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration, /NOW

Mass. Becomes 13th State to Allow Some Undocumented Students to Pay In-State Tuition

Mass. Becomes 13th State to Allow Some Undocumented Students to Pay In-State Tuition

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.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Gay HIV-Positive DREAMer Deported Despite Community Pleas to ICE

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.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

HIV-Positive DREAMer in Urgent Need of Medical Care Stuck in ICE Custody

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.

Topics: Health, Immigration, /NOW

Mississippi Joins Lawsuit to Sue Obama Admin Over Deferred Action

by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 5:42PM

Kris Kobach is keeping himself busy with more lawsuits.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

California Approves Driver's Licenses for Young Undocumented Immigrants

California Approves Driver’s Licenses for Young Undocumented Immigrants

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…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Romney Asked Four Times If He'll Get Rid of Deferred Action, No Clear Answer

Romney Asked Four Times If He’ll Get Rid of Deferred Action, No Clear Answer

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.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Approves 'Small Group' of 72k Deferred Action Applications

Obama Approves ‘Small Group’ of 72k Deferred Action Applications

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.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Benita Veliz Becomes First Undocumented Immigrant to Address a Political Convention

Benita Veliz Becomes First Undocumented Immigrant to Address a Political Convention

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.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ICE Agents--With Anti-Immigrant Group's Help--Sue DHS

ICE Agents—With Anti-Immigrant Group’s Help—Sue DHS

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.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Driver's Licenses for DREAMers? California Says It's Not Out of the Question

Driver’s Licenses for DREAMers? California Says It’s Not Out of the Question

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?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Advocates Launch Fund to Help DREAMers Pay $465 'Deferred Action' Fee

Advocates Launch Fund to Help DREAMers Pay $465 ‘Deferred Action’ Fee

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.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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