On Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled against the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — commonly known as DACA. The ruling allows existing DACA recipients to keep their protected status, but it prohibits the Department of Homeland Security from approving new applicants. While the Biden administration has promised to challenge the decision […]
On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner when it unilaterally ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The 5-4 decision effectively saves the DACA program, but leaves the door open for the Trump Administration to take another shot […]
Photo by McBeth on Flickr. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States before they were fifteen years old to stay in the country. Recipients are given a permit, which must be renewed every two years, that allows them to work in the United States. […]
In this November 15th edition we review the City’s budget deliberations and the Fire Chief’s call for a ninth ambulance, a student protest in support of DACA, Governor Tony Evers’ order to promote diversity in state government, and confusion surrounding a Lafayette County resolution some say amounts to a gag order.
Hundreds of high school and college students from across the Madison area met at the State Capitol earlier today with one message: Preserve DACA. They chanted phrases such as “Up, up with education. Down, down with deportation” as they approached the State Capitol. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is a program […]
Esty speaks with Voces de la Frontera activist, DREAMer, and public health student Alejandra Gonzalez, who was in DC during the federal shutdown last week.