President Trump started 2018 with a tweet saying “Democrats are doing nothing for DACA… We are about RESULTS”. And Marks Gray immigration attorney Giselle Carson, JALA Director of the Refugee Immigration Project Mariana Munoz, and former DACA student “Maria” started their 2018 speaking with Melissa Ross on WJCT’s First Coast Connect on January 2 about the DACA program. The DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is a program that protected young undocumented immigrants who came to […]Continue Reading
How does the DACA, DAPA and SCOTUS U.S. v. Texas Decision affect me?
FAQ: DACA, DAPA and SCOTUS U.S. v. Texas Decision About the Decision: On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issued a one-sentence per curium ruling in U.S. v. Texas, simply stating “The judgement is affirmed by an equally divided court”. This 4-4 decision left in place the Fifth Circuit ruling blocking the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of American and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). […]Continue Reading