Stories tagged: "daca"


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While DACA Survives SCOTUS, One Recipient Was Just Threatened With Deportation

Although no charges were filed against her, Máxima Guerrero's arrest last month nearly landed her in an immigration detention center.

Photo courtesy of Jessica Rubio
Her Brother Was Deported 9 Years Ago. She Hasn’t Stopped Fighting Since.

Jessica Rubio is a homeowner, philanthropist, and working on her Master’s degree. And until last week, she was living in fear of being deported.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

Photo courtesy State Press
DACA Recipients Celebrate Supreme Court Decision

“It was a catalyst to my involvement in activism and politics that eventually led me to where I am. It gave many of us the confidence to fight for more."

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Supreme Court Kills Trump’s Bid To End DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that DACA will remain intact. Here's what this means for the lives of the 650,000 young immigrants awaiting this decision.

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Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.

Photo by Domenico Nicosia, Cronkite News
The Stain of Arpaio Remains as Sheriff’s Office Accused of Racial Bias

Four undocumented Phoenix residents arrested while protesting police brutality are scheduled for deportation due to Arpaio-era policies.