Tag: DACA

Sessions' DACA Announcement Fueled with Myths

The Trump administration’s wave of anti-immigration action now includes overturning theDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, leaving the lives of about 800,000 young immigrants in limbo. On Tuesday, Sept. 5, the exact date top Republican officialsin 10 states threatedto sue for the removal of DACA, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard…

Why Ending DACA Will Hurt the U.S. Economy

President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, will have negative consequences on the United States economy, according to experts and leaders in the business community. U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III announced the president’s decision on Tuesday. According to the White House,…

Obama Penned Letter to Trump for Inauguration Day

According to a recently released Inauguration Day letter to Donald Trump, former President Barack Obama described the presidency as “a unique office, without a clear blueprint for success.” In the letter, published by CNN, Obama described presidents as just “temporary occupants” of the White House. “That makes us guardians of…

Trump May End DACA, Putting Young Immigrants at Risk

President Donald Trump is “seriously considering” ending a five-year-old program that protects young immigrants from deportation, Axios reported on Thursday night. Citing “sources familiar with the deliberations,” the outlet also reported that “Trump has made no final decision” on the fate of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Established…

'Dreamer' Arrested, Facing Deportation After Speaking to Media

Daniela Vargas, a 22-year-old immigrant who was brought to the United States as a child, is facing deportation without a court hearing after speaking to the media about that very fear, according to her attorney. Last month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials detained Vargas’ brother and father outside their…

Trump's Vow to End 'Dreamers' Program Would Cost U.S. Billions

President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to reverse the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which provides temporary protection from deportation to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children often referred to as Dreamers would slash the country’s GDP by $433 billion over the next decade, according to recent studies….