Articles Tagged with DACA

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled on Saturday that Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf lacked the authority to suspend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). The Supreme Court decided in June that the Trump administration could not end the DACA program that provided temporary [...]

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In response to the Supreme Court’s recent decision not to immediately end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that his administration would continue with its own plans to end DACA. Trump’s tweet recognizes that although the Supreme Court ruling allows DACA to continue, the decision was [...]

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The US Supreme Court decided on Thursday that the current administration could not end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA). Justice Roberts delivered the opinion of the court in the Department of Homeland Security v. Regents University of California, he was joined by Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor. DACA has allowed certain [...]

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In a lawsuit filed on Monday, several community colleges in California alleged that community college restrictions on COVID-19 aid violate the Constitution and exclude more than half of all of the students in the California community college system, “including many identified as economically disadvantaged.” The CARES Act allocated 580 million dollars to aid community colleges [...]

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Lawyers for immigrants who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Friday, asking the Court to take into account DACA recipients’ contributions to the nation during the present health care crisis. The DACA program was established by President Obama in 2012 to enable [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in two cases concerning immigration and border issues. The first, Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, is a challenge to the Trump administration’s 2017 decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Child Arriveals (DACA) program. And the second, Hernandez v. Mesa, stems [...]

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The US Supreme Court added 13 cases to its docket for the October 2019 term Friday, including three cases challenging the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protected undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as children from deportation. The court also denied review of an Alabama [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled Friday that the decision to rescind DACA (deferred action for childhood arrivals) was “arbitrary and capricious”. The suit was filed by a number of individuals and organizations to protect the rights of children who were previously granted deferred action under the DACA policy. Under the [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held Wednesday that a policy of the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia barring the enrollment of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients at Georgia’s most selective universities had a rational basis and was not superseded by federal law. Three DACA recipients, who would otherwise have [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday upheld a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy. The Ninth Circuit upheld the ruling that the decision to repeal DACA was “arbitrary and capricious.” The court also unanimously held that the rescission of [...]

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