Hundreds Were Rejected, But The Final Weeks Of 2020 Saw The First New DACA Approvals In YearsFor the first time in several years more than 170 new applicants won approval to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for immigrants brought to the U.S. as young people.
Court Case In Texas Shows DACA Program Remains In PerilWhile DACA is often described as a program for young immigrants, many recipients have lived in the U.S. for a decade or longer after being brought into the country without permission or overstaying visas.
Power To End DACA Program For Immigrants Now Lies With Texas CourtAll eyes will be on Texas next week when a federal court is expected to consider whether to invalidate a program that shields immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation.
15-Year-Old Girl Who Spent Her Life In U.S. Facing Deportation After Arrest At Texas HospitalA 15-year-old girl who has lived in the U.S. with her family since she was an infant is now alone in government custody and facing deportation at a Texas hospital.
Supreme Court Declines To Hear Environmental Groups' Border Wall ChallengeThe Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that rejected environmental groups' challenge to sections of wall the Trump administration is building along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Dallas Dreamer Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling On DACA: 'It Gives Us Hope'Dreamers in North Texas are calling Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court decision a victory, but say there's still more work to be done.
Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACATexas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision to reject Trump administration's attempt to end the DACA program.
Texas Democratic Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Seeks To Continue Momentum After Debate PerformanceSince his breakout performance during last Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate, Castro said he's had his strongest days of fundraising.
Federal Court Rules Trump's Decision To End DACA Was UnlawfulThe court said the Department of Homeland Security did not "adequately account" for how ending DACA would affect hundreds of thousands of young people.
Senator Cornyn On Government Shutdown: 'This Needs To Come To An End'U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) was in Dallas Tuesday to discuss a new law that cracks down on human traffickers and helps their victims.
Appeals Court Rules Against Trump On DACA Immigrant PolicyAn appeals court ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump cannot immediately end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation.
Federal Judge Rules Against States, Says DACA Can StayA federal judge in Texas has declined to order that the U.S. government stop the Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation.
For Now, Army Suspends Discharges Of Immigrant RecruitsThe U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily.
Judge Who Overturned Other Obama Program Hears DACA CaseOpponents of a President Barack Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation will go before a federal judge in Texas today.
1st Appeals Court To Weigh Trump's Decision To End DACAThe Trump administration will try to convince an appeals court that it was justified in ending an immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.