16 November 2017

DACA’s Over. Now What? Senators introduce Flawed SUCCEED Act That Fails to Truly Protect “Dreamers”

Amy Lenhert

On September 5, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Trump announced is ending the Obama Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program effective March 5, 2018.  This announcement immediately placed the futures of over 800,000 DACA recipients at risk. The question now is whether Congress will step in ... Read More

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13 December 2016

Senators Propose Legislation To Protect Dreamers

Amy Lenhert

The election of Donald J. Trump has raised serious concerns among immigrants in the United States.  Given his many hardline proclamations throughout his campaign, immigrants and their advocates are attempting to plan for the significant and perhaps unpleasant changes that may lie ahead. One likely target of the Trump administration ... Read More

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28 July 2016

Supreme Court Declines to Interfere in DAPA/DACA

On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in U.S. v. Texas, essentially declining to reverse lower court decisions that had halted implementation of the Executive Actions that President Obama announced in November 2014. As a result, the government is precluded from implementing Deferred Action for ... Read More

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6 June 2016

Complex DACA – Crime Issues

Want to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)? Don’t know if your past criminal history will affect your chances of approval? If having expunged your crime(s) has any affect? Need a realistic assessment of your chances and what’s involved?  We’re here to help. What Crimes Bar Me From ... Read More

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28 April 2016

Update: U.S. v. Texas

Originally published March 24, 2016 In April 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case brought by 26 states to prevent the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of American and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). A ... Read More

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