Stories tagged: "daca"


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Phoenix Millennial Hopes Broadway Musical About His Life Drives DACA Discussion

The former Arizona resident is talking about the need to continue DACA, what he calls a “saving grace” in his life – and the role his story plays in that fight. And he’s talking about meeting Barack Obama. Again.

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DACA Reaches a Milestone, but It’s Not a Joyous Occasion

On the 10-year anniversary of the DACA program, an estimated 100,000 recent high school graduates are unable to participate in the program.

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Poll: Young Arizonans Care About the Economy, Disapprove of Both Republicans and Democrats

Millennials and Gen Z-age voters make up nearly half of Arizona’s electorate: nearly 22% of registered voters are 29 years old or younger, and 23% are between the ages of 30 and 44.

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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...

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.