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USCIS to Begin Accepting Requests under Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently announced that it will begin to accept requests under the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on February, 18 2015. This is the first day that individuals can submit a request to apply for the DACA program as part of the revised guidelines that President Barack …

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Texas Judge Halts President’s Expanded Executive Action Immigration Plan

Texas Judge Halts President’s Expanded Executive Action Immigration Plan

In 2012, the U.S. government implemented the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides that “certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal.” Deferred action is the use of prosecutorial discretion to …

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Department of Justice Strikes Down Federal Judge Opinion Questioning Recent Executive Action

In November 2014, President Obama initiated executive orders to address the country’s immigration issues. This series of orders called for: A crackdown at the border on illegal immigration; Priority focused on deporting felons rather than families; and Requirements of certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and pay taxes for temporary stay relief. …

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