Tag: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Beyond Ending Trump’s Policies, Democrats Largely Skirt Questions About Their Immigration Plans

WASHINGTON — One Democratic candidate would post asylum officers at the border to decide immigration cases on the spot. Others would create an entirely new court system outside the Justice Department. Some have suggested reinstating a program that would allow Central American minors to apply for refugee status in their home countries. The Democrats running […]

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Sick Migrants Undergoing Lifesaving Care Can Now Be Deported

LOS ANGELES — Maria Isabel Bueso was 7 years old when she came to the United States from Guatemala at the invitation of doctors who were conducting a clinical trial for the treatment of her rare, disfiguring genetic disease. The trial was short on participants, and thanks to her enrollment, the Federal Drug Administration eventually […]

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No Need to Deport Me. This Dreamer’s Dream Is Dead.

I am a Dreamer. I have lived in the United States since 1995. I plan to self-deport in early 2020. I grew up in Carson City, Nev., from kindergarten until I left for college in Reno. I’ve celebrated Thanksgiving for as long as I can remember. I participated in local soccer leagues as a kid. […]

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Joe Biden Is Learning That Liberals Eat Their Own

As a conservative watching the Democratic debates, one of the most astonishing aspects of the multicandidate assault on Joe Biden was that the case against him seems to be based in large measure on his role in two generations of Democratic victories. His “crimes” consist partly in playing crucial roles in the political successes of […]

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Yet More Fear for ‘Dreamers’

Undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children have reason to be disappointed by the Supreme Court’s announcement on Friday that it will consider how President Trump went about ending the popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The court could have declined to review challenges to the initiative, […]

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Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program that shields some 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants from deportation, the court said on Friday. The court will hear arguments in the case during its next term, which starts in October, and will probably issue its decision in the spring […]

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The Wave That Could Carry Trump to Re-election

Political professionals are so focused on the micro-details of the 2020 elections that they miss the macro trends favoring President Trump as he kicks off his re-election campaign in Florida. They are looking at national and state polls when our “America First” president ought to be viewed in a global context. The lobbyists, consultants and […]

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A Chance for ‘Dreamers’

In 2017, Donald Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA — the Obama administration program that granted a reprieve from deportation to many Dreamers, immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children. At the time, the president issued a challenge on Twitter: “Congress, get ready to do your job.” […]

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House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship

WASHINGTON — The Democrat-led House passed legislation on Tuesday to grant a path to citizenship to about 2.5 million immigrants whose legal protections President Trump has moved to end, advancing a measure that highlights the bitter partisan differences over immigration. The bill, which passed 237 to 187, with seven Republicans voting yes, would create a […]

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