Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program

November 28, 2017 - 2:30 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A Republican congressman from Florida says he won't support a year-end spending measure unless Congress passes a solution for immigrants brought into the country illegally as children. Rep. Carlos Curbelo joined many Democratic lawmakers in that stance Tuesday, even though he has been...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, photo, Iris Acosta, a 51-year-old hotel housekeeper from Honduras, pauses for photos in her sister's apartment in Los Angeles. Acosta is a Temporary Protected Status recipient, a program that is geared toward countries ravaged by natural disasters or war. The program is a temporary fix for immigrants without legal status, designed to avoid the scenario of the government deporting large numbers of immigrants to countries reeling from earthquakes, hurricanes and war. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 30, 2017 - 3:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iris Acosta has spent the last two decades enrolled in an immigration program that has helped her get a work permit, put three children through school in her native Honduras and obtain health insurance to cover her cancer treatment. Now, the 51-year-old hotel housekeeper from Los...
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October 25, 2017 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House conservatives are warning Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican leaders not to add deportation protections for millions of young immigrants living here illegally to a year-end spending bill to keep the government open. President Donald Trump is phasing out the Deferred Action for...
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In this Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, photo, Marcela Zhou, in her third year at the University of California at Los Angeles' medical school, poses for a photo at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, in Los Angeles. Zhou was born in Mexico after her family moved there from China. She wants to work in public health. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
October 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Medical student Alejandra Duran Arreola dreams of becoming an OB-GYN in her home state of Georgia, where there's a shortage of doctors and one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S. But the 26-year-old Mexican immigrant's goal is now trapped in the debate over a program...
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October 20, 2017 - 7:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York agreed Friday to take an early look at some legal issues surrounding President Donald Trump's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. Two lawsuits filed in Brooklyn have sought to block the Republican president...
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Former President Barack Obama, left, laughs with Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam during a rally in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 20, 2017 - 4:56 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey. "Why are we deliberately trying to misunderstand each other, and be cruel to each...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House, publicly stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Virginia and New Jersey in preparation for this fall's elections. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
October 18, 2017 - 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House, publicly stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Virginia and New Jersey in preparation for this fall's elections. Unlike more low-key...
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In this Sept. 26, 2017 photo, immigrant rights supporters gather at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, a group now at the center of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans also have largely negative opinions about President Trump’s signature immigration pledge, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 10, 2017 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans also have largely negative opinions about President Donald Trump's...
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In this Oct. 7, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington for a brief stop at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., on his way to Greensboro, N.C. The Trump administration sent an immigration policy wish-list to Congress that includes overhauling the country's green-card system, hiring 10,000 more immigration officers and building a wall along the southern border. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 09, 2017 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The list of demands released late Sunday includes funding for a southern border wall and a...
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In this Oct. 7, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington for a brief stop at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., on his way to Greensboro, N.C. The Trump administration sent an immigration policy wish-list to Congress that includes overhauling the country's green-card system, hiring 10,000 more immigration officers and building a wall along the southern border. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 08, 2017 - 10:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told congressional leaders on Sunday that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted in exchange for extending protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, many of whom were brought to the U.S. illegally as children...
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