DACA

  • At Mar-a-Lago, Trump hears from immigration hardliners

    (CNN)Retreating from the White House for a three-night stay at his Florida estate, President Donald Trump heard this weekend from a parade of allies – many on the Fox News payroll – that his base believes he is softening on immigration. It was one takeaway from a long holiday...
  • Supreme Court turns down Trump’s Appeal

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to clear the way for the Trump administration to end the Obama-era program that protects about 700,000 young immigrants from deportation, meaning that the so-called “Dreamers” could remain in legal limbo for months unless Congress acts to make their status permanent. President Trump...
  • Supreme Court rejects administration appeal over immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. The justices on Monday refused to take up the administration’s appeal of a lower court order that requires...
  • As DACA deadline nears, Catholic voices speak up to fix immigration woes

    WASHINGTON (CNS) — Last September, as President Donald Trump pulled the plug on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, he also gave Congress a March 5 deadline to find a permanent legislative solution that would help some 800,000 young adults living the U.S. who were brought...
  • Kansas father fighting deportation now held in Hawaii

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Kansas father and husband who is fighting efforts to deport him to Bangladesh was taken off a plane that was flying him back to his native country and is being held at a detention center in Hawaii, his attorneys said Tuesday. Federal immigration officials...
  • Paul Ryan gives his take on Nancy Pelosi’s eight hour speech Dreamers

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) complimented House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) stamina on Thursday, one day after she spoke for more than eight hours on the floor, setting a House record. “My hat’s off to her. I don’t know that I could have hacked that for eight hours, so...
  • Nancy Pelosi talks about Dreamers for over 4 hours and she is still talking

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi began speaking on the House floor at 10:04 a.m. Wednesday. And she hasn’t stopped. The California Democrat followed her surprise announcement that she would oppose a budget deal to avert a government shutdown with a talk-a-thon to protest congressional inaction on legislation to protect DREAMers, undocumented...
  • Trump is not expected to extend the DACA deadline for March 5th

    White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly said Tuesday that President Trump is not expected to extend the March 5 deadline when work permits will begin to expire for young immigrants known as “dreamers.” “I doubt very much” Trump would extend the program, he said. Kelly told reporters...
  • Metro Detroit immigrant deported to Mexico after 30 years in US

    DETROIT (WJBK) – After 30 years in Detroit, Jorge Garcia said goodbye to his family as he complied with a deportation order back to Mexico on Monday morning. Garcia cried as he held each heartbroken family member at Detroit Metropolitan airport, as onlookers stood nearby with signs reading “stop...