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Category Archives: DACA Immigration plan

A.G. announces end to DACA program

DACA:  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Deferred Action is not a permanent lawful status in the U.S., only temporary.The Action being deferred is deportation. It is not Lawful Permanent Resident (green card) status, and thus it does not offer a path to citizenship. Renewals accepted for additional 6 months Those seeking to renew their DACA …

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The DAPA amnesty provision is dropped by Trump administration.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 2017 The Obama Administration’s Executive Action known as  Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”) has been eliminated by the Trump administration.  But recall that the proposed program was halted by a Federal Judge in Texas in 2015, and was never implemented. That leaves the original …

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JUNE 23, 2016 Today, the Supreme Court let stand the 5th Circuit Appeals Court’s Stay of President Obama’s Executive Actions, DACA II and DAPA.  So, those programs will not be implemented while the litigation in Federal Court continues. The Supreme Court Justices voted 4 in favor of the Stay and 4 opposed, with no 9th …

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5th Circuit upholds injunction against President Obama’s Executive Memoranda

The 5th Circuit issued a permanent injunction against the 2014 Executive Actions by President Obama. (Nov 10, 2015) See: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/15/15-40238-CV0.pdf Judge Jerry Smith issued the decision and was joined by Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod. The Majority decision mirrors the earlier decision affirming the grant of the Preliminary injunction. As is often the case, the interesting …

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Federal Judge in Texas halts new DACA / DAPA programs

by Stephen K. Tills We discussed previously here that President Obama’s new Immigration reform programs would face Federal Judicial review. The result was not favorable to the President. Yesterday, a Texas District Court Judge (Judge Andrew Hanen) issued a temporary injunction stopping the implementation of the proposed DACA II and DAPA programs. The Judge found …

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