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FEDERAL IMMIGRATION REFORM

 

WHAT DOES JUDGE HANEN'S ORDER MEAN FOR DACA?

Voces Unidas de las Montañas stands in solidarity with dreamers and calls on Congress to do its duty and provide a pathway to citizenship for our undocumented friends, family, and community members! Watch the video below to learn more about how Judge Hanen's order affects DACA recipients and applicants.

 
 

IMMIGRATION 
IN THE NEWS

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PBS REPORTS- BIDEN PLEDGES APPEAL OF ‘DEEPLY DISAPPOINTING’ DACA RULING

July 17, 2021

President Joe Biden said Saturday that the Justice Department intends to appeal a federal judge’s ruling deeming illegal an Obama-era program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation and he renewed his calls for Congress to create a permanent solution.

FORBES REPORTS-TEXAS JUDGE CUTS OFF NEW DACA APPLICATIONS

July 16, 2021

The federal government can no longer accept new undocumented immigrants into the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a federal judge in Texas ruled Friday, a major blow to a program that’s shielded from deportation over 600,000 people who entered the U.S. as children.

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS- ‘A BLARING SIREN’ FOR DEMOCRATS AFTER RULING HALTS DACA

July 16, 2021

Immigrants and advocates are urging Democrats and President Joe Biden to quickly act on legislation to protect young immigrants after a federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled illegal an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of them brought into the U.S. as children.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS- CDC EXEMPTS UNACCOMPANIED MIGRANT CHILDREN FROM DEPORTATION

July 16, 2021

Unaccompanied migrant children will be exempt from a ban on migrants seeking asylum at the U.S. border, federal health officials ordered Friday. The order by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a temporary exception it had ordered in February from a total asylum ban issued in October.

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS- GARLAND LETS IMMIGRATION JUDGES PUT OFF DEPORTATION CASES

July 15, 2021

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland tossed a Trump administration policy Thursday that barred immigration judges from putting off the deportation cases of immigrants waiting on green cards and visas.