Tag Archives: Dreamers

Texas Federal Judge Orders Halt To DACA Approvals

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge in Texas has largely halted an Obama administration initiative that grants work permits and protection from deportation to undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, though he allowed the more than 600,000 young people already in the program to keep their protected status. But the judge ruled that new applications may …

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Court: DHS Must Post Web Notice Welcoming Dreamers

Law & Crime reports: Formally rescinding acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf’s memo on the grounds that he was illegally appointed, a federal judge on Friday ordered the DHS to unfurl the welcome mat on its website and invite aspiring Dreamers to make first-time requests for consideration under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The Homeland Security website must also …

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Klain: Protections For Dreamers Return On “Day One”

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: President-elect Joe Biden will reinstate legal protections for “Dreamers” on “day one,” incoming Chief of Staff Ron Klain said Sunday. As part of his anti-immigrant agenda, President Donald Trump scrapped in 2017 Obama-era rules safeguarding “Dreamers” from being deported. Biden campaigned on restoring the protections, and Klain said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” the executive orders …

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