Newark, NJ- Young undocumented immigrants who applied for Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals face a lot of uncertainty about their status and are in danger of being deported if the program is eliminated with a new administration. The risks DREAMers face was more apparent this week after immigration advocates warned DACA recipients not to travel abroad. One group of Senators are hoping to alleviate the worries of DREAMers by introducing the BRIDGE Act, legislation that will extend the current benefits of DACA and offer additional protections.
DACA Recipients in NY Can Apply for Professional Licenses and Teacher Certifications Board Rules
Newark, NJ- Young immigrants in New York will have more professional opportunities after the state Board of Regents approved a permanent measure earlier this year. The decision allows young undocumented immigrants, who qualify for deportation relief under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, to apply for teacher certifications and other professional licenses.
DAPA on Course to be decided by U.S. Supreme Court in 2016
Newark, NJ- Over a year after President Obama announced one of his key immigration policies, Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, or DAPA, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Texas’s request for delay, increasing the chances of the case being decided by next summer. If decided in the White House’s favor, DAPA would give a large group of qualifying immigrants the chance to apply for deportation relief sooner than anticipated.