Some Democrats in the House of Representatives have threatened a shutdown of the federal government unless Congress creates new legislation to protect the former recipients of DACA. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – often referred to simply by its acronym, DACA – was ended by President Donald Trump on Thursday. The decision was
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An upcoming autobiography by Hillary Clinton will touch on the mistakes she made and the reasons she lost the 2016 presidential election. While the book hasn’t yet been released in its entirety, it has been reviewed by CNN and other media outlets. Like any major publication in the modern day, excerpts and passages have been
Just two days after formally rescinding DACA, President Donald Trump is implying that its recipients needn’t worry about any slow-moving response from Congress. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – frequently referred to by its acronym, DACA – gave young men and women who arrived to the United States illegally as children an opportunity
The southeast coast of the United States is preparing for a potentially unprecedented disaster in the form of Hurricane Irma. Currently making its way over the Caribbean, category five Hurricane Irma could be making a course for Florida. The historically strong storm has already ravaged several islands in the French Caribbean, with the governor of
Weeks after Charlottesville and a national uproar over the legacy of Confederate war memorials, a descendant of Civil War general Robert E. Lee has been forced to resign from his position as pastor of a North Carolina Church. The great-great-great-great-grand-nephew of the Confederacy’s best-known officer had appeared to make a speech an introduction at the
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced the end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protected nearly one million young adults from deportation. The decision marks the end of a long drama which began even before the president’s inauguration in January. Before taking office, Donald Trump was a vehement and outspoken opponent of
On Friday, the White House announced that President Donald Trump would make a decision on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Trump is expected to come to a conclusion some time on Tuesday. Any ultimatum on DACA has the potential to affect nearly one million young people living and working
A Republican representative from Colorado, Mike Hoffman, said on Thursday that he’s going to try forcing a vote in favor of an act which would protect undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. Politico reports that Hoffman plans to invoke what’s known as a “discharge petition” to push his proposal into a
A federal judge in Texas blocked important parts of SB 4, a controversial piece of legislation which effectively outlawed sanctuary cities and would have let law enforcement request proof of U.S. citizenship or residency at traffic stops. The ruling prevents the state from enforcing most of the law’s mandates until its merits can further be
With a lawsuit over the program looming in September, President Donald Trump is being forced to consider whether to repeal DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Known as ‘Dreamers,’ recipients of DACA are generally young adults who illegally immigrated to the United States as children. Contingent on being able to pass a criminal background
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