Immigration officials approve first-ever ‘Dreamer’ Rhodes Scholar’s application to leave to study at Oxford
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has approved a “Dreamer’s” application to leave to England to study at the University of Oxford, his lawyers, Boston-based WilmerHale, announced.
The details: In 2018, South Korean immigrant Jin Park became the first-ever Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient to receive the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. He will join Santiago Potes, the first Latino DACA recipient and second “Dreamer” ever to receive a Rhodes Scholarship, at Oxford next month.
A retired military officer’s daughter covered in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is facing deportation as the future of the Obama-era policy remains uncertain.
The program “expired” on March 5, a deadline set by President Donald Trump, but the Congress’ failure to agree on a solution has kept “Dreamers” in limbo.
Asian-American and Black protesters marched on Congress on Wednesday, urging a clean Dream Act that would facilitate a more seamless path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants.
The AAPI Immigrant Rights Organizing Table and UndocuBlack Network led the rally of about 150 activists in front of Capitol Hill. Reps. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Judy Chu (D-Calif.), Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) were present.
With the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program expiring in October, more “Dreamers” are stepping into the light to share their stories.
Among them belong to the LGBTQ community, who, unfortunately, appear to be facing more hurdles than most in the event of deportation.
Asian American pundit Michelle Malkin appeared on Fox Business Network on Thursday and expressed her support to President Donald Trump on several issues, including his decision to end the Obama-era program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
The Trump administration has announced earlier this week that the program, which protected immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. illegally as minors, will be ending in six months.
A Chinese woman who was brought to the U.S. at age 12 to cure of a rare disorder is now afraid she must leave after the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) expires in six months.
Fan Ding, a native of Beijing, moved with her father to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1996.
Things are not looking well for the thousands of beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era policy that protected immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. illegally as minors.
Citing two White House sources privy to the discussions, Politico reported that President Donald Trump has indicated that he wanted to end the program but delay its enforcement for six months.
An Obama-era program, which provides a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation to certain illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors, is in danger of being revoked by the White House.
Known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the immigration policy founded in June 2012 has so far granted almost 800,000 young immigrants the ability to legally work and get higher education in the United States.