Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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    April 17, 2015  

    In November, President Obama announced new executive actions on U.S. immigration policy; 26 states then sued the president for what they say is an overstep of his Constitutional authority. Today, a panel of federal judges in New Orleans heard arguments in an appeal. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Molly Hennessy-Fiske of the Los Angeles Times. Continue reading

  • December 14, 2012  

    When Congress failed to pass the DREAM Act, President Obama issued the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The federal initiative has given young people, brought to the U.S. illegally before the age of 16, the chance to defer deportation. Ray Suraez profiles three young immigrants who have applied for the program. Continue reading