Jorge Cancino, Univision, Sept. 26, 2021
""A new proposed rule is about to be published to help about 700,000 dreamers," says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law at Cornell University School of Law . "The Office of Management...
MALDEF, Aug. 19, 2021
"A Latino civil rights group is suing a national technology company for unlawfully denying a DACA recipient employment because of her immigration status, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in federal court today.
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ImmigrationProfBlog, July 20, 2021
"In light of the recent setback for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia , Director, Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic , provides the following DACA resources...
Peter Margulies, July 19, 2021
"On July 16, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the Southern District of Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful because it exceeds the power that Congress had delegated...
Presidents' Alliance, July 16, 2021
" COALITION OF OVER 500 PRESIDENTS AND CHANCELLORS URGE CONGRESS TO ACT IMMEDIATELY TO PROTECT DREAMERS IN LIGHT OF TEXAS DECISION PARTIALLY SUSPENDING DACA Decision reinforces need for Congress to act immediately...
MALDEF, Dec. 28, 2020
"ExxonMobil unlawfully denied a DACA recipient a job based on his immigration status, according to a class-action lawsuit filed last Thursday in federal court.
MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund...
Dianne Solis, Dallas Morning News, Dec. 11, 2020
"DACA still faces a huge challenge: On Dec. 22, a federal judge is scheduled to hold a hearing on its legality in a case brought by the state of Texas. The hearing before U.S. District Judge Andrew...
Miriam Jordan, Michael D. Shear, New York Times, Dec. 6, 2020
" Michael A. Olivas, a DACA scholar , said he believed the program would survive, at least for several more years. “The Texas challenge is lurking, but the program is safe,”...
Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Dec. 6, 2020
"DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a policy announced in 2012 and over the last eight years has enabled more than 800,000 people who entered the United States before the age of 16, are...
MALDEF, Sept. 11, 2020
"Civil rights organizations have filed a motion for summary judgement in a lawsuit that seeks to block the Trump administration from unlawfully implementing new limits on DACA, according to papers filed in federal court today...
MALDEF, Sept. 3, 2020
"Chad Wolf is unlawfully serving as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security and therefore his memo placing new restrictions on DACA must be nullified, according to a federal lawsuit filed today.
MALDEF (Mexican American Legal...
Miriam Jordon, New York Times, Aug. 20, 2020
"It is impossible to know how many people have been denied jobs based on their DACA status, said Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund...
Casa De Maryland v. DHS
"Process matters. See, e.g., Regents, 140 S. Ct. at 1909 (“the Government should turn square corners in dealing with the people”) (citation omitted). The rule of law also matters. As does respect for the judiciary...
Michael A. Olivas and Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Aug. 12, 2020
"Chief Justice John Roberts held in his recent majority opinion in Dep’t of Homeland Security v. Regents of the Univ. of California that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...