Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program

May 17, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills, two GOP lawmakers said Thursday, a move they hope would resolve an internal battle over an issue that threatens to worsen party divisions as the election season heats up. Under the still-evolving...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Judy Weatherly, a supporter of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) holds up a sign during a protest outside of the Federal Building in San Francisco. The Trump administration will try to convince a U.S. appeals court that it was justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, will be the first federal appeals court to hear arguments about President Donald Trump's decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
May 15, 2018 - 9:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal appeals court judges appeared skeptical Tuesday of the Trump administration's claim that courts don't have the power to review the president's decision to end a program that shields young immigrants from deportation. Lawyers for both sides spent more than an hour...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Ryan lauded the release of three Americans by North Korea as a good faith gesture ahead of talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, focused on possibly eliminating that country's nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 10, 2018 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan mocked an effort by breakaway Republicans to force election-year votes on rival immigration proposals as a drive that would produce "show ponies," not legislation the president would sign into law. Ryan, R-Wis., said Thursday that since he's been unable to craft...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, immigration advocates hold a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington. Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a legal clash that could speed the issue’s path to the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 10, 2018 - 6:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a...
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Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., calls on a reporter during a news conference with House Republicans who are collecting signatures on a petition to force House votes on immigration legislation, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 09, 2018 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans with moderate views on immigration defied party leaders and took steps Wednesday toward forcing campaign-season House votes on the issue. One top maverick said they had enough support to succeed. The effort meant that a congressional drive to help young "Dreamer"...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates says the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind the DACA program “was unlawful and must be set aside.” (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 24, 2018 - 10:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation, calling the Department of Homeland Security's rationale against the program "arbitrary and capricious." U.S. District Judge John D. Bates...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2013 file photo, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., testifies at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Denham has gathered nearly 50 GOP co-sponsors on an effort to hold votes on four immigration bills. Democratic aides say virtually every Democrat will sign on as co-sponsors, but there would be no requirement for the vote to occur. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 16, 2018 - 11:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virtually all Democrats are poised to join a group of Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration, an effort that seems unlikely to succeed but would cast a campaign-season spotlight on an issue Democrats think will help their Election Day prospects. Rep...
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In this March 30, 2018 photo, Dr. Kim Schrier, a candidate in Washington state's 8th District race, poses for a photo in Issaquah, Wash. Schrier, a pediatrician who's leading the Democratic field in fundraising, is among eight unknown Democrats fighting for a spot to challenge the high-profile Republican Dino Rossi. The race is for the seat to succeed retiring incumbent, Rep. Dave Reichert, and represents a district that includes the eastern suburbs of Seattle and stretches into the rural Cascade Mountain region. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 04, 2018 - 6:34 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Eight unknown Democrats are fighting for a spot to challenge a high-profile Republican in Washington state's reliably red 8th District. It's a familiar battle in the 8th, where voters have chosen the Republican for almost four decades since the U.S. House district's creation in 1980...
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President Donald Trump blows a whistle to start a race for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 02, 2018 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials said Monday they're crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration "loopholes," hours after the president called on Republicans in Congress to immediately pass a border bill using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump blow whistles to start a race at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 02, 2018 - 2:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Political groups backed by the conservative Koch brothers are criticizing President Donald Trump for declaring that an effort to protect young immigrants from deportation is dead. Freedom Partners is...
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