deferred action for childhood arrivals

Nov 11, 2019

As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

NEW YORK — A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump’s attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Martín Batalla Vidal is a lead plaintiff in one of the cases to preserve the Obama-era program known as Deferred […]

Nov 5, 2019

Supreme Court to weigh move to end program for young immigrants

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is due to hear arguments next week over the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate a program that protects young, undocumented immigrants from deportation. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, 165 educational institutions (including the University of Maryland, College Park and Baltimore) and 143 businesses across the coun[...]

Aug 20, 2018

Dueling federal cases could decide fate of ‘Dreamers’

Nearly a year after the Trump administration tried to kill an Obama-era program shielding young undocumented immigrants from deportation, dueling lawsuits will probably determine the fate of hundreds of thousands of people who were brought to the country as children.

May 29, 2018

Taking on the system: ‘Dreamers’ are getting law degrees

The first beneficiaries of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program have now had just enough time to graduate from high school, get a bachelor's degree and now, in some cases, a law degree.

Feb 26, 2018

Supreme Court declines to decide fate of ‘Dreamers’ just yet

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to bypass a federals appeals court and get the justices to intervene in the fate of a program that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The announcement means the case affecting “Dreamers” will have to work its way […]

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