Latest Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program News

No ruling in case deciding fate of DACA immigration program

Mar. 30, 2021 16:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge did not immediately rule Tuesday on a closely watched case over the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which confers limited protections on hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the U.S. as children. ...

Some immigrants would get cheaper tuition in proposed plan

Feb. 16, 2021 19:45 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Voters would be asked to allow Arizona residents enrolled in a federal program for young people illegally brought to the United States as children to qualify for in-state tuition at community colleges and state universities under a proposal approved by a state Senate...

A mix of hope and dismay as religious leaders assess Biden

Feb. 01, 2021 14:12 PM EST

Donald Trump's departure from the White House and the start of Joe Biden’s presidency have stirred new hopes among many religious leaders in the United States, while causing dismay among others. Here’s a look at some of the issues that major faiths will be grappling...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Feb. 01, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Jan. 29, 2021. Editorial: Clear the way for DACA workers to get the jobless benefits they have earned In some areas, Nebraska wants to go its own way — our efficient, transparent one-house Legislature, our public electric...

Texas sues Biden administration over halt to deportations

Jan. 22, 2021 15:08 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas on Friday moved to stop President Joe Biden from allowing a 100-day moratorium on deportations, bringing one of the first lawsuits against his new administration. In rushing to court not even a week after Biden was sworn in, America's biggest...

Immigrants cheered by possible citizenship path under Biden

Jan. 20, 2021 20:09 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Immigrants cheered President Joe Biden's plan to provide a path to U.S. citizenship for about 11 million people without legal status, mixing hope with guarded optimism Wednesday amid a seismic shift in how the American government views and treats them. ...