• Congressional leaders met at the White House on Tuesday and again on Wednesday to discuss immigration policy, but left no closer to resolving the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, border wall funding, or a bipar...

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  • A federal judge on Tuesday evening issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, reported The New York Times. The ruling by Judge William Alsup of ...

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  • Trump's Travel Ban Back in the Courts

    Posted on January 4 2018

    A federal appeals court panel ruled late last month that President Trump's third travel ban violates federal law, reported The Washington Post. The three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit stated that the...

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  • Last month, Congress passed another short-term spending bill to avert a government shutdown just days before Christmas, The Hill reported. The continuing resolution funds the federal government through January 19. The House passed ...

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  • GOP Senators Unveil New DACA Proposal

    Posted on December 7 2017

    A group of Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a new bill aimed at providing a legislative fix for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. The Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts, (SECURE)...

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  • The Supreme Court this week granted President Trump's request to enforce his revised travel ban while the legal challenges to it are considered in lower courts, reports The Washington Post and Inside Higher Ed.  The latest ...

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  • Shutdown Over DACA?

    Posted on November 30 2017

    Congress must reach an agreement to fund the federal government beyond the current December 8 deadline. As the deadline nears, concern is growing in both parties that a clash over the fate of Dreamers could trigger a government shutdown....

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  • DACA Fix to be Separate from Spending Bill

    Posted on November 16 2017

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said on Tuesday that lawmakers will not attach a legislative fix to codify protections for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to the year-end spending bill, The ...

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  • Lawmakers Quietly Inch Toward Dreamer Deal

    Posted on October 25 2017

    Key Senate Republicans are getting closer to an agreement on legislation to protect the hundreds of thousands of Dreamers who will lose work permits and deportation protections starting early next year, according to Politico. Preliminary...

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  • Republican Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), James Lankford (R-OK), and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Monday introduced legislation that aims to create a pathway to legalization for undocumented children and young undocumented adults who were brought...

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