Tag Archives: Dreamers

Dueling federal cases could decide fate of ‘Dreamers’

United We Dream youths and allies snap their fingers to show support to other Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients speaking to the media after a court hearing last week in Houston in a lawsuit filed by states challenging DACA program, which they say is unconstitutional because it rewrote federal law over Congress’ objections. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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.

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Md. in-state tuition bill would boost ‘Dreamers’

Immigrants at CASA in Langley Park on Saturday, September 30, 2017, to complete their DACA renewal applications. (Chris Miller/ Capital News Service)

ANNAPOLIS — A bill that aims to ensure young, undocumented Maryland students referred to as “Dreamers,” can pursue higher education by giving qualified individuals access to in-state tuition is advancing in the Maryland General Assembly. The circumstances under which Dreamers ...

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

To achieve a Republican takeover of federal appellate courts, President Donald Trump will have to wait for Democrat-appointed judges to retire or die. Of 164 active appeals judges, 22 are older than 75. (Carolyn Kaster/AP file photo)

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 ...

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