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Undocumented No More: A Nationwide Analysis of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA

"...How is DACA being implemented across the country? Which states have been most successful with DACA outreach and implementation, and which states have lagged behind? Which national origins groups have had the most success with DACA? Have any groups been left behind? And what role do community...

A DREAM Deferred: From DACA to Citizenship (Appleseed Report)

"This report analyzes an executive policy called “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (“DACA”) and uses lessons gained from DACA applicants and practitioners to discuss potential future immigration programs. ... To understand what the DACA experience can tell national...

New DACA Report and Tool by MPI

"Fifty-five percent of the 1.2 million unauthorized immigrant youth who met the criteria for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at its launch in 2012 had applied for relief from deportation as of July 20, 2014, according to a Migration Policy Institute...

USCIS Processing and Executive Action: NFAP

"Analysis and an examination of government documents finds if court action eventually allows President Obama’s executive action to proceed, then it is likely to result in delays for individuals and employers with legal immigrant or temporary visa applications, according to a new report released...

MPI Report: DACA Renewal Rate High Despite Obstacles - Law360

Law360, Aug. 11, 2015 - "The Migration Policy Institute said Tuesday that three years after the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, 83 percent of eligible applicants have renewed their benefits despite complications that have hampered the program and litigation...

Inspector General Finds USCIS Did Not Deliberately Violate Court Injunction

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL, Department of Homeland Security, Aug. 13, 2015 - "The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (DHS OIG) found no evidence that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) deliberately violated a U.S. District Court’s preliminary injunction when...

New Report Examines Economic Losses Resulting from President-Elect Trump’s Threat to End DACA - ILRC

ILRC, Dec. 13, 2016 - "Following President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that he would end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Immigrant Legal Resource Center released Money on the Table – The Economic Cost of Ending DACA, a report estimating the far-ranging economic costs...