Tag: Dreamers

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,…

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….

Children of Undocumented Immigrants Face Mental Health Crisis

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock In the midst of continual debate between political parties on establishing effective immigration reform, little attention is given to the fact the mental health of thousands of Latino youth, born in the United States and whose parents are undocumented immigrants, is being compromised. “Anxiety…

Details on Obama's Immigration Reform

By Julissa Catalan In addition to extended rights for Dreamers and parents of U.S. citizens, the Department of Homeland Security has revealed other details on how the Obama administration plans to facilitate the citizenship process for immigrants using Obama’s executive action. In one memo, Homeland Secretary Jeh Johnson unveiled plans…

Ariz. Dreamers Can Keep Driver's License

By Julissa Catalan A federal judge in Arizona has granted Dreamers—young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents—permanent driver’s licenses. The ruling comes one month after U.S. District Judge David Campbell issued a temporary injunction forcing Arizona to start allowing Dreamers who have work permits through President Barack…