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Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA

People rally outside the Supreme Court as oral arguments are heard in the case of President Trump's decision to end the Obama-era, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the Supreme Court in Washington.

Mark Sherman, Associated Press

November 12, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation. That outcome would "destroy lives,"...

Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

Michelle Lainez, 17, originally from El Salvador but now living in Gaithersburg, Md., speaks during a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield nearly 700,000 immigrants from deportation, in a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.

Associated Press

November 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration's plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation. It's a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. All eyes will be on Chief Justice John Roberts when...

Destiny of DACA: With deadline passed, millions are uneasy

Yamini Bangarusamy, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018

Easter festivities over the weekend were tinged with distress as President Trump tweeted “NO MORE DACA DEAL.” This tweet follows a series of unsuccessful negotiations between the two political parties over the future of DACA and the fate of over 3 million undocumented immigrants who came to Ameri...

Uncertainty looms for DACA students

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

January 29, 2018

With the March 5th DACA deadline looming, DePaul students and faculty hoping for the best but gearing up for the worst. Most DACA students, often called “Dreamers,” are used to uncertainty.  But in the wake of a government shutdown that lasted nearly three days, things are starting to feel especial...

Emanuel: Chicago will protect DREAMers despite DACA termination

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has previously proclaimed Chicago a “sanctuary city” and has refused to allow immigration agencies into city jails without a warrant. (AP Photo, Matt Marton)

Zainab Ikram

September 18, 2017

President Donald Trump’s administration has recently announced that they will be rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and is giving Congress six months to replace it. DACA allowed thousands of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to stay in ...

“No human being is illegal”: DePaul students respond to DACA repeal

Amber Colón

September 18, 2017

When President Trump announced   on Tuesday, Sept. 5 that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would be rescinded, sophomore Brenda González decided that she couldn’t stand by as her life became even more threatened than it already is — so she decided to do what she knows best: organize...

Defend DACA, make DePaul a sanctuary campus

Defend DACA, make DePaul a sanctuary campus

DePaul Socialists

September 11, 2017

The DePaul Socialists condemn the rescindment of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).  This racist attack puts some 800,000 people at risk for deportation and violence, and continues President Trump's assault on immigrant communities in the US. Read More »...

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