"The problem with DACA is that it's never been written into law," said Ashley Melwani, with Legal Services for Children, a nonprofit that serves youth in San Francisco. "It came about through a presidential action by President Obama, which is why it's always been vulnerable." … [Read more...] about DACA program still in legal limbo, a year after
"[Tuesday's] order doesn't change the Department of Justice's position on the facts: DACA was implemented unilaterally after Congress declined to extend benefits to this same group of illegal aliens," he said, Politico reported. "As such, it was an unlawful circumvention of Congress." … [Read more...] about Report: Court Stops DACA Order, Will Force US to Take Illegals
In September, President Donald Trump canceled the Obama-era DACA program, which shields undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as youths from deportation. But in a stinging rebuke of the Trump administration’s legal logic, U.S. District Judge John Bates described the program’s cancellation as “arbitrary and capricious because the Department [of Homeland Security] failed adequately to explain its conclusion that the program was unlawful.” … [Read more...] about Another Federal Judge Rules Against Trump’s Order To Cancel DACA
Natalia Lopez: Texas like any other state will benefit by having more students in their schools and universities. As far as the economy, DACA recipients are eligible to work and must pay taxes, and therefore there is more money being poured into the economy. … [Read more...] about A federal judge has saved DACA temporarily. What does the new ruling mean for Texas?
"We believe the judge's ruling is extraordinarily broad and wrong on the law," Sanders told reporters. "What's worse is it provides an incentive for immigrant youth to come here and to expect similar judicial policies to be applied to them. … [Read more...] about White House Slams ‘Broad and Wrong’ DACA Ruling