DACA recipient on Supreme Court decision: "I don't think it's enough"

Jun 19, 2020
For Carlos Rodriguez Cortez, the ruling is a relief for now, but "it being repealed later on is still a very viable thing that can happen."
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For workers with DACA status, Supreme Court ruling means fewer worries about job security

Jun 19, 2020
DACA recipients still have to renew their work authorization every two years.
If the Trump administration tries to eliminate DACA again, it’ll introduce more uncertainty into the employer-employee relationship.
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Supreme Court rules in favor of DACA, for now

Jun 18, 2020
But the Supreme Court’s decision today was narrow. The Trump administration or Congress could renew efforts to end the program.
DACA activists celebrate in front of the Supreme Court after the court rejected President Donald Trump's effort to rescind the program.
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Supreme Court rejects Trump's efforts to end young immigrants' protections under DACA

Jun 18, 2020
For now, those immigrants retain their protection from deportation and their authorization to work in the United States.
Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by his four liberal colleagues, wrote for the court that the administration did not pursue the end of the program properly.
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6 cases to watch in this Supreme Court session

Oct 8, 2019
Brett Kavanaugh joined the court one year ago. A look at how the court’s changed and where it’s headed.
The Supreme Court begins its session this week. Above, the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
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What role do immigrants play in U.S. labor force?

Apr 5, 2018
The percentage of immigrant workers has increased since 2000. President Trump and many congressional Republicans want to reverse that trend.
Candidates for US citizenship take the oath of allegiance during a Naturalization Ceremony for new US citizens at the City Hall of Jersey City in New Jersey on Feb. 22, 2017.
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DACA students are not yet living the dream

Mar 23, 2018
The $1.3 trillion spending bill doesn't include a permanent solution for people brought into the country illegally when they were children.
Dozens of immigration advocates and supporters attend a rally outside of Trump Tower along Fifth Avenue in August  in New York City.
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As immigration deal stalls, "Dreamer" business owners deal with uncertainty

The political stalemate makes planning ahead “very difficult.”
Demonstrators rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program near Trump Tower in New York on Oct. 5, 2017.
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Some immigrants returning to Mexico find new opportunities

Feb 22, 2018
A computer coding class seeks to train young people for jobs in Mexico.
The Hola </code>  classroom in Mexico City.
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Where millennials stand on immigration

Feb 5, 2018
Most millennials across all races support citizenship for immigrants who meet DACA requirements, but they disagree about whether immigrants are taking away jobs.
Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) demonstrate during a rally in front of the White House on Sept. 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 
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