July 28, 2020 DHS Press Release here .
July 28, 2020 memo from Wolf to ICE, CBP and USCIS here .
June 30, 2020 letter from Barr to Wolf here .
Steve Holland, Reuters, July 28, 2020
"The administration plans to continue its existing policy of not accepting new DACA applicants, a policy in place since 2017, the official told Reuters."
Emily Davies, Washington Post, July 24, 2020
"Trump administration officials said during a federal court hearing Friday that they have not “granted nor rejected” any applications for a program designed to protect young undocumented...
Casa de Maryland v. DHS
"[I]n accordance with the Judgment of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, ECF No. 83, and the Supreme Court’s decision in Dep't of Homeland Sec. v. Regents of the Univ. of California, 140 S. Ct. 1891 (2020), it...
Cyrus Mehta, June 22, 2020
"On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California ruled that Elaine C. Duke, then-Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), violated...
Nina Totenberg, NPR, June 18, 2020
"In a major rebuke to President Trump, the U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the administration's plan to dismantle an Obama-era program that has protected more than 600,000 so-called DREAMers from deportation...
Prof. Peter Margulies, June 18, 2020
"On June 18, the Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote ruled against the Trump administration's attempt to rescind the DACA program. In a narrow opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts based on administrative law doctrine...
DHS v. Regents
"CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court, except as to Part IV. In the summer of 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an immigration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or...
The Take, May 22, 2020
"The US Supreme Court will soon decide the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme. The federal programme has granted a temporary reprieve from deportation for undocumented young people, known...
Perchance to DREAM
A Legal and Political History of the DREAM Act and DACA
by Michael A. Olivas
"The first comprehensive history of the DREAM Act and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) In 1982, the Supreme Court of the United States...
Mar. 27, 2020 letter re Wolf, et al., v. Batalla Vidal, et al., No. 18-589
"Healthcare providers on the frontlines of our nation’s fight against COVID-19 rely significantly upon DACA recipients to perform essential work. Approximately 27...
Michael Hall, Texas Monthly, Dec. 19, 2019
"O n Monday morning, Pedro Villalobos stood in front of his new boss, Margaret Moore, the Travis County district attorney. The young lawyer, who wore a dark blue suit and a tie adorned with sunflowers...
Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman, Nov. 18, 2019
"During the recent oral argument before the Supreme Court, strong reliance interests were raised on the part of DACA recipients. The questioning on reliance was initiated by Justice Gorsuch, raising the...
Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle, Nov. 11, 2019
"The case, one of the most important of the justices’ term, will help define the scope of presidential powers over immigration. It also is seen as a test of Chief Justice John Roberts, who has...
The transcript is here .