Stories tagged: daca
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
A group of 34 House Republicans on Tuesday asked Speaker Paul Ryan to act this month on legislation dealing with the 800,000 young immigrants brought to the United States as …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Activists joined business and religious leaders Friday in urging Congress to pass bipartisan legislation this year to protect some 800,000 young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Bipartisan negotiations over protecting so-called Dreamers from deportation have stalled over demands from President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers that any new law also include tougher measures on legal and …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Nearly two dozen House Republicans on Thursday pressed Speaker Paul Ryan to act quickly on legislation that would protect some 800,000 young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
President Donald Trump and Republican senators agree that the fate of tens of thousands of young immigrants in the U.S. illegally will be decided next year.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
The best remedy is for Congress to act comprehensively on immigration, especially accepting the Trump challenge to repair DACA.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
A federal appeals court handed the U.S. government a victory Tuesday in its fight against lawsuits opposing a decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
NEW YORK – A federal appeals court in New York agreed Friday to take an early look at some legal issues surrounding President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
Compromise involves giving up things you want and accepting things you don’t want for a result that, despite its defects, leaves you better off than when you started.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
President Donald Trump will extend a March 5 deadline to end protections for young undocumented immigrants if Congress fails to act by then, according to a Republican senator who spoke …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally would generate an economic lift for Mexico and other Central American nations if they were to return …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said she and others in Congress are renewing promises to fight for the Dreamers and their families.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
The Trump administration sent an immigration policy wish-list to Congress that includes overhauling the country’s green-card system, hiring 10,000 more immigration officers and building a wall along the southern border.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Congressional leaders fear that President Donald Trump’s staff is exploiting the president’s busy schedule to push their own agenda and undermine his pledge to protect beneficiaries of the Deferred Action …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
GOP senators who dined with Donald Trump at the White House said Tuesday the president denied making a deal with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, is urging the Department of Homeland Security to change the renewal deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program beneficiaries.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Anxiety is growing as the deadline looms for young immigrants to renew work visas under a program that’s shielded them from deportation but is now nearing its end.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
For the second time this year, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson spoke at Gonzaga University about a lawsuit his office has filed against the Trump administration.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
Texas can require law enforcement to comply with requests from federal immigration authorities to detain people in local jails for possible deportation under a new “sanctuary cities” law supported by …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Yes, elected officials actually do mail those letters they send to other elected officials.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but said their call for a comprehensive immigration …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Three Democratic members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Tech industry giants are beginning to mobilize their deep K Street networks to pressure lawmakers as Congress tries to address the legal status of undocumented immigrants who came to the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Stripped of protections offered by a federal program for young undocumented immigrants, about a dozen of them sat in the Mexican consulate in downtown Seattle waiting to hear what their …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
Trump was never ideologically driven, though he did surround himself with ideologues as helpmates. Or were they the biggest suckers of all?
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
The fate of 800,000 young immigrants hung in the balance Thursday as top lawmakers, White House officials and President Donald Trump himself squabbled over whether an agreement had been struck …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
The top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements …