Stories tagged: "dreamers"


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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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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.

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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.

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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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Arizona Republican Wants to Allow Dreamers to Pay In-State Tuition

DACA recipients’ fight to be eligible for in-state tuition has a new, unlikely leader - a Republican lawmaker from Prescott.