DACA

SCOTUS To Meet Thursday To Discuss DACA

(CNN) - A closed door meeting about the deferred action for childhood arrivals is on the Supreme Court's agenda. Thursday the nation's high court will discuss whether to take up a case for next term concerning the phase out…

2nd Federal Judge Blocks Move to End DACA

(CNN) - A second federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration to end the DACA program; which allows undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the country. The judge in New York state ruled that…

Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA

(CNN) - The Department of Justice says it is appealing the recent federal court decision blocking president Trump's end to DACA. That's the Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. In addition to filing the appeal…

Judge Blocks Trump's Plan to Roll Back DACA

(CNN) - A federal judge in California has blocked the Trump administration's plan to roll back DACA. The 'Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals' program allows undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to work and go to college. In…

DHS: More Than 20K of Those Eligible Missed DACA Deadline

(CNN) - The Department of Homeland Security says that more than 20,000 people failed to apply for DACA renewal before the October 5th deadline. "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" or DACA is the Obama-era program that gives young immigrants permission…

Tens of thousands have yet to submit DACA renewals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of young people eligible for renewed protection from deportation had yet to submit their applications hours before a Trump administration deadline Thursday night. The administration was finalizing details of an immigration wish list that…

Microsoft Vows to Protect Dreamers in Court

(CNN) - Microsoft is vowing to defend its dreamer employees in court if the government tries to deport them. Company president Brad Smith said in a blog post Tuesday that president Trump's decision to end the program known as "DACA"…

Obama Slams Trump for Rescinding DACA

(CNN) - Former president Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed president Trump's decision to do away with "DACA." The "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" program gives deportation protection to some migrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. The executive…

Congress Returns to Work on Tuesday

(CNN) - Congress will have its hands full when it return to Capitol Hill this week following the August recess. First, the House and Senate will face a push to immediately approve initial funds to respond to hurricane Harvey. A…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

A recently deported man from California sparked internet conversation around the terms of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and what we should do moving forward with children of illegal immigrants. WLTZ's Mallory…