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By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
President Joe Biden said Saturday that the Justice Department intends to appeal a federal judge’s ruling deeming illegal an Obama-era program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation and he renewed his calls for Congress to create a permanent…
By Associated Press
The ruling halts new approvals, but those already enrolled will keep their protections for now. The states argued DACA was unconstitutional. Supporters of DACA had argued the states lacked the standing to sue.
With the prospect of immigration reform passing the Senate murky unless Democrats end the legislative filibuster, advocates are urging their allies in Congress and the White House to prepare a backup plan: add immigration measures to a bill later this…
By Daniel Bush
President Biden signed a series of executive actions Tuesday undoing many of the Trump administration's signature immigration policies. This follows orders he already signed that reverse other controversial Trump era immigration items, like reinstating the DACA program and stopping construction…
By Amna Nawaz, Saher Khan
In his first official acts as president, Joe Biden is signing executive orders on a broad range of issues, from the coronavirus pandemic to climate change and immigration, to fulfill campaign promises.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, is calling for a “cease-fire” and the removal of federal law enforcement from his city. Agents again used tear gas overnight after some protesters attacked a security fence at the…
By Sophia Tareen, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The move Tuesday is a defiant stance after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to let the administration end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
A federal court in Maryland has ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program must be restored fully, meaning it must open up to new applicants for the first time in three years.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including major Supreme Court decisions on LGBTQ employment protections and DACA, the claims from John Bolton’s new book about President…
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