DACA

Long Island Teen, 16, Imagines Life Without DACA

Oct 5, 2017
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Last month, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA.

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There has been a renewed push in Congress to pass the DREAM Act, which would offer a path to citizenship for undocumented youth. Congressman Tom Suozzi of Long Island is one of the 199 co-sponsors on the bill. He spoke at a press conference in Huntington on Monday.

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Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal held an emergency hearing in New Haven Monday. The purpose was to gather testimony on the impact of President Trump’s immigration policies.

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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will lead a federal lawsuit to stop President Trump’s plan to rescind the DACA program for young immigrants.

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One of the nation’s top immigration lawyers says she’s skeptical that Congress will act on DACA before it ends in March. The Obama-era program granted two-year work permits to people that illegally came to the U.S. as kids. The Trump administration announced on Monday that it would end the program.

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