Tag Archives: DACA

DHS Head Vows That “Unlawful” DACA Will Be Ended

CBS News reports: Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf today stressed that the Trump administration believes DACA is unlawful and that DHS has the ability to unwind the program. “What they didn’t like was the rationale and the way in which we proposed to do that,” he said of the Supreme Court. Wolf accused the Obama administration of creating …

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Trump Vows To End DACA Despite SCOTUS Ruling

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said Friday that he will renew his administration’s effort to end legal protections for young immigrants after the Supreme Court blocked the first try. The high court on Thursday ruled that Trump improperly ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2017. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the four liberal justices in …

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules DACA Survives

NBC News reports: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot carry out its plan to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has allowed nearly 800,000 young people, known as “Dreamers,” to avoid deportation and remain in the U.S. The decision is a big legal defeat for President Donald Trump on the issue …

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Ann Coulter: DACA Kids Can Stay But Trump “Must Go”

Mediaite reports: Conservative pundit and apparent former big-time Donald Trump supporter Ann Coulter has finally had enough, she says, of his policies not meeting expectations. “I give up,” she said on Tuesday after Trump tweeted about Dreamers. Coulter has been increasingly agitated about Trump’s seeming lack of commitment to the hard line on immigration, and has expressed her frustrations publicly …

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Apple Files SCOTUS Brief Blasting Trump On DACA

CNBC reports: Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a filing to the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the company disagrees with President Trump’s decision to terminate DACA, the Obama-era program that shields some immigrants without documentation from being deported. ″We are distressed at the prospect of ripping our DACA colleagues from the fabric of our company,” Cook and HR head …

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SCOTUS To Hear Challenge To Trump’s DACA Policy

The New York Times reports: The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program that shields some 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants from deportation, the court said on Friday. The court will hear arguments in the case during its next term, which starts in October, and will probably issue its decision in the spring or summer …

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Trump On DACA

Bloomberg Law reports: A split federal appeals court on Friday ruled that President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful because “it was not adequately explained.” The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia found that the administration’s termination of the program was “arbitrary and capricious,” in line with a prior ruling from …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Offers DACA Deal To End Shutdown

The Washington Post reports: President Trump is planning to make a new offer Saturday to Democrats aimed at ending the 29-day partial government shutdown that would extend deportation protections for some immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion in border wall funding, according to Republican officials. The president’s proposal, which he is expected to announce at the White House at 4 …

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AXIOS: Trump To Offer DACA Deal For Wall Funding

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: President Trump plans to use remarks from the Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday afternoon to propose a notable immigration compromise, according to sources familiar with the speech. The offer is expected to include Trump’s $5.7 billion demand for wall money in exchange for the BRIDGE Act — which would extend protections for Deferred Action for …

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Appeals Court Rules Against Trump On Ending DACA

Buzzfeed News reports: Current recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will continue to receive the protections of the Obama-era program for now, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday. The US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a nationwide injunction preventing the Trump administration from rescinding DACA as to current recipients. Earlier this week, the …

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Rapper Logic Dons “F*CK THE WALL” Shirt At VMAs

Variety reports: Logic delivered another powerful performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday, using a backdrop of immigration illustrated by a U.S. Border Patrol graphic and a T-shirt that read “F— the Wall,” referencing President Donald Trump’s proposed border-crossing deterrent. The immigration-themed set featured dozens of advocates for immigrants’ rights and others displaced by Trump’s policies at the …

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GOP Senate Candidate Deletes Her Pro-DACA Video

CNN reports: The office of Arizona Republican Rep. Martha McSally has removed from public view a video on YouTube of her defending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. McSally is currently running in the Republican primary to replace retiring Sen. Jeff Flake against former state senator Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who are …

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Texas Leads Red States Lawsuit To End DACA

Courthouse News reports: Texas has made good on its promise to target a program that protects some immigrants from deportation, leading a seven-state coalition that claims former President Barack Obama exceeded his authority when he started the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2012. Joined by the attorneys general of fellow Republican-controlled states Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina …

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Federal Court Rules Trump Must Continue DACA

The Washington Post reports: A D.C. federal judge has delivered the toughest blow yet to Trump administration efforts to end deportation protections for undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers,” ordering the government to continue the Obama-era program and — for the first time — to accept new applicants. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates called the government’s decision to end the …

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Trump: Our Immigration Laws Are An Obama Joke

Glorious Leader had yet another meltdown last night: President Trump urged Congress to act as he lamented that U.S. law does not “easily allow” for those entering the U.S. to be deported to their home countries. The tweet comes hours after senior administration officials said that White House aides and Department of Homeland Security officials are constructing a legislative package …

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Trump 2020 Campaign Manager Calls For Pulling CNN Reporter’s Press Credentials Over DACA Questions

The Hill reports: President Trump’s 2020 campaign manager is calling for Jim Acosta to be stripped of his press credentials after the CNN White House correspondent questioned Trump during the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday. Brad Parscale shared an article from The Daily Caller, which reported that Acosta “yelled at Trump” during the event. Parscale said in his …

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Trump: DACA Is Dead Because Of The Democrats

The Hill reports: President Trump early Monday once again called on Congress to pass legislation to protect the U.S.-Mexico border and pressed Mexico to stop “caravans” of individuals trying to enter the United States. The latest tweets from the president come one day after Trump also referenced “caravans” of people entering the United States. The Sunday tweet followed a segment …

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Trump: Mexico Is Laughing At Our Immigration Laws

CNN reports: President Donald Trump again called for an end to the filibuster and said there will be no deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA. This isn’t the first time Trump has called for a change to Senate rules by invoking the “nuclear option,” which would permit a simple majority to move …

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Romney Boasts That He’s To The Right Of Trump On Immigration, Says Dreamers Don’t Deserve Citizenship

The Huffington Post reports: Utah Senate candidate Mitt Romney said Monday that he’s more of a hardliner on immigration than President Donald Trump, citing his opposition to citizenship for Dreamers, the undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. “I’m also more of a hawk on immigration than even the president,” he told a crowd of supporters during …

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SCOTUS Swats Down Arizona’s DACA Challenge

Reuters reports:  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday required Arizona to continue to provide driver’s licenses to the so-called Dreamers immigrants and refused to hear the state’s challenge to an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of young adults brought into the country illegally as children. The case centered on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created …

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