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Flight Attendant With DACA Released After Spending More than a Month in an Immigration Detention Facility

According to reporting from NBC News, Selene Saavedra Roman — a 28-year-old flight attendant from Phoenix, Arizona — has finally been released after spending more than a month in an immigration detention facility. An enrollee in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Ms. Saavedra Roman arrived in the United States when she was…

House Democrats Introduce the ‘Dream and Promise Act’ — A Bill Offering a Path to Permanent Status for 2.5. Million People

As reported by ThinkProgress, House Democrats have formally introduced HR 6 — also known as the ‘Dream and Promise Act’ — a bill that would potentially provide a realistic path to permanent residency for around 2.5 million immigrants. At a time when immigrants are under increased pressure from the Trump Administration, the introduction of this…

Federal Judge Rules that Trump Administration Must Restart DACA

On September 5th, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that he was ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in sixth months. At the time he called for Congress to take action to protect Dreamers, but in the intervening period the president repeatedly damaged attempts at a DACA deal. The six-month deadline has now come and…