This State Will Pay for Dreamers to Renew Their DACA Status

Rhode Island is taking an unprecedented step to hold on to its Dreamers. The state will cover the $495 application fee for all DACA recipients who are eligible to reapply to the program before it ends, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Monday. “We’re not going to allow $495 to stand in the way of our neighbors’…

Luther Strange Hides from DACA Questions

Sen. Luther Strange is running from questions about his possible support for the Democrats’ huge “Dreamer” amnesty, which would provide citizenship to at least 3.3 million illegals and also cut wages in his home state of Alabama. Strange’s campaign website ducks the high-profile issue, saying only that: It is our duty to uphold and enforce immigration law. Individuals…

Supreme Court Deadlocked Over Texas Case Against DAPA and Extended DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court could not make a final decision on the United States v. Texas case announcing a 4-4 draw on their opinion Thursday morning. The case which originated in Brownsville challenged President Barack Obama’s executive actions that could potentially grant temporary legal status for up to four million people in the country illegally….

Undocumented Chicago Activist To Sue Federal Immigration Agency Over DACA Denial

CHICAGO – An undocumented Chicago woman and activist plans to sue a federal immigration agency Wednesday, alleging her deferred action renewal application was unjustly denied because of her past participation in civil disobedience actions. Nadia Sol Ireri Unzueta Carrasco, 29, came to the United States from Mexico City at the age of six and has lived in Chicago ever since. She…

Texas Would be One of the Biggest Financial Beneficiaries of DAPA

Texans are proud of the Texas miracle. We repeatedly lead the nation in job creation. In the years following the great recession, our state created more than a third of all new jobs in the country. This year, four Texas cities made Forbes Magazine’s Top 10 “Cities of the Future.” We know a good deal…

Another Win on Driver’s Licenses For Arizona Youth with Deportation Deferrals

While the country considers presidential candidates who want to deport immigrants, a U.S. appeals court has affirmed a decision that allows those in Arizona to have driver’s licenses. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that young immigrants protected from deportation through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program suffered irreparable harm…

Arizona is the Toughest State for Undocumented Immigrants – SB1070

HUB TELEGRAM: The Arizona Legislature made its latest foray into the immigration debate on Wednesday by giving initial approval to stiffer penalties for immigrants who break the law while in the country illegally, forbidding judges from giving them any leniency in the courts. Arizona passed a series of immigration crackdowns last decade that culminated with…