Stories tagged: "daca"


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Why This DACA Recipient Was Forced to Choose Harvard Over One of Arizona’s Universities

A 2006 law still on the books denies undocumented students—including DACA recipients—in-state tuition rates in Arizona.

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DACA Recipients’ Future Uncertain—Again—After Latest Court Ruling

A federal ruling on DACA allows DHS to receive applications for first-time DACA protection but prevents them from being approved.

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Dreamers in Arizona Have Mixed Feelings About Biden’s Immigration Plan

As of June 2020, Arizona had 24,140 DACA recipients, ranking it sixth among the states. On his first day in office, President Joe Biden sent to Congress his plan to reform the U.S. immigration system. The bill includes preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and outlines a path to permanent residence...

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Grijalva: Biden’s Immigration Bill Is Important Step to ‘Right the Cruelty’ of Trump Policies

Experts warned that the bill has little chance of passing the Senate without revisions President Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping immigration reform bill Wednesday that would create a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, preserve DACA, and end the ban on travel from Muslim-majority countries, among other changes. The proposal, released on the...

Ivon Meneses, of Las Vegas, had written "we need a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers," on her arm as she and other supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, attended an action in support of DACA recipients. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
DACA Is Fully Restored. Here’s How to Apply.

All your questions answered about who can apply, how to apply, and what the future holds for DACA recipients.

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Federal Judge Rules Acting Secretary of DHS Had No Right to Reject DACA Applications

"Chad Wolf was not lawfully serving as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security," judge rules.

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DACA Recipients Are ‘Relieved’ Biden Won, But They Also Want Results

"I definitely feel a huge relief to know that there will be a president that will not try to deport me," a DACA recipient said.