Deadline to Submit DACA Renewal Requests Approaching On Oct. 5

Friday, 29 Sep, 2017

He's joined a group of DACA recipients to raise awareness of everyone impacted by President Trump's announcement earlier this month to end DACA.

Nevertheless, there is bipartisan hope in Congress that differences can be ironed out now that Trump, who anchored his 2016 presidential campaign on an anti-immigration platform, says he wants to protect the Dreamers.

Jiménez is executive director and co-founder of United We Dream, the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the United States. What any new authorizing legislation will look like is still anyone's guess.

"These are kids that literally do not have a home anywhere", said James Lankford, U.S. senator and co-author of the bill, in a press conference.

Not only is our college working to protect people who are now DACA recipients, but they are also working to better educate our population on this policy and what Trump's change will mean for the future of our country.

"Six months is a short time period". Dick Durbin, a Democrat from IL, stated in a press release: "I've said all along that we need a workable, permanent solution for the Dreamer population".

Hatch, who co-authored the DREAM Act with Sen.

United States Justice Department lawyers told Brooklyn Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis on Tuesday that the Trump administration is sticking with the deadline, according to the New York Daily News. They've work their asses off to get where they are today. "That puts pressure on them to act". The impact of this postponement are not now known, as the program will not be slated to be up for possible revision until mid-March of next year. They're calling it the Succeed Act.

Congress must step up during this moral crisis and pass a clean DREAM Act now.

The White House document includes several proposals already introduced in standalone bills - eliminating protections for unaccompanied children who are in the country illegally; restricting eligibility for asylum, humanitarian parole and abused or abandoned foreign children; raising fees for visas; reducing legal immigration by placing people with certain skills at the front of the line; hiring thousands more immigration officers, prosecutors and judges; and implementing E-verify, an online system that allows businesses to check immigration status. "The gaps can be bridged.... It's unacceptable to me as a human being and as a person", the judge said. More Americans believe in space aliensthan favor deporting the dreamers.

That thought is so sickening to me.

Undocumented immigrants, often referred to as "Dreamers", were eligible for DACA if they were brought to the US before age 16 and met certain other requirements. DACA stopped accepting new applications earlier this month, but is accepting renewed applications until October 5 "from current beneficiaries whose benefits will expire between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018", according to the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services website. The archdiocese's The Next America website offers resources as well as workshop information.

Unlike most other green card holders, applicants will not be allowed to use their legal status to bring over non-U.S. resident family members, regardless of the family members' status. They will still allow any DACA recipients with a permit set to expire on March 5th, 2018.

Professor Linda Bolis, A Libyan-American professor who teaches global sections of ENG 101 and 102 says, "My opinion is that DACA recipients are not like other undocumented immigrants".

The reason, Vaughan said, is that DACA recipients have a different experience from the typical Mexican and Central American immigrant. "Seeing [your parents'] struggle forces you not to take what we have here for granted", he says. I also know how easy it can be to turn away from issues that do not affect you. The counselors are Fred Weiner and Martha Gunning who told The VOICE they have open hours in their offices in SC 226 for students looking for emotional help.

Immigrant advocates will need to keep it up, according to Feasley at the U.S.C.C.B. The bishops said Congress had failed to address the situation for many years.

We were able to get a license.