The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a blow to the Trump administration’s effort to end a program in March that protects young adults brought to the U.S. without legal permission as minors.
A U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco Jan. 9 temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by March.
The U.S. bishops blame “Congress’ failure,” for the uncertain future being faced by young DACA recipients, who, “along with countless other migrants who truly believe in the American dream, are victims of a broken system.”
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Donald Trump campaigned by saying he would aggressively go after the country’s 11 million unauthorized immigrants, promising deportation forces and a border wall with Mexico paid for by the United States’ neighbor to the south. Time will tell whether he’ll be able to deliver what he promised his supporters, but in two […]
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic advocates say the recent Supreme Court ruling on immigration, while it caused great disappointment, also has spurred many of them to work harder to reform the country’s immigration system and push for better understanding of immigrants. Sara Benitez, Latino program director for the Washington-based Faith in Public Life, said the ruling […]
With a tie vote June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s plan to temporarily protect more than 4 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation.
When Paulina Bustillos was 11 years old, her dad didn’t return home one day after work. An undocumented immigrant, he had traveled from St. Cloud to Fargo for his job and no one had heard from him. For a week his family wondered if he was OK, if he had been deported or if he […]
WASHINGTON (CNS) — All eyes are once again on what seems to be an evenly divided Supreme Court, which heard oral arguments April 18 in a major case impacting a U.S. immigration policy. After the 90 minutes of oral arguments in United States v. Texas, the eight Supreme Court justices must now determine if the […]