The Obama-era DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – program will stay in place, even if recipients are still in legal limbo
The potential breakthrough comes as efforts to resolve the fate of 1.8 million immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children entered a crucial period in a week set aside for debate on immigration
On February 16, the Supreme Court will consider whether to take on the issue. If the high court accepts the case, a decision is unlikely until late spring.
This raises prospects of Congress and President Donald Trump falling short in striking a deal on border security and the legalization of young immigrants
Nancy Pelosi speaks for more than 8 hours about protecting young undocumented migrants from deportation
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(UPDATED) US government operations will essentially return to normal on Tuesday, January 23
(UPDATED) The shutdown casts a huge shadow over the first anniversary of Trump's inauguration as president and highlights the deep divisions between Republicans and Democrats
United States President Donald Trump blames Democrats for the 'death' of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program
(UPDATED) African countries at the UN call for a retraction and apology, saying they are 'extremely appalled' at the 'racist and xenophobic remarks'
(3rd UPDATE) The White House calls the Tuesday ruling by US District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco 'outrageous,' coming the same day Trump met lawmakers from both camps on the so-called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program
Trump presents Congress with a list of hardline immigration demands as a quid-pro-quo for protecting the so-called 'Dreamers'
Trump tweets: No deal was made last night on DACA
Top US congressional Democrats emerge from a meeting with President Donald Trump, claiming progress on a deal that protects young immigrants and boosts border security, while not including a border wall
University students faculty and staff march to protest the end of an amnesty program that protects about 800 000 young immigrants in the US
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Prepare for the worst Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says after US President Donald Trump ended the DACA amnesty for young immigrants
Presidnet Enrique Pena Nieto: The Mexican government will urge US authorities to find a swift permanent solution that gives legal certainty to the young people of DACA
What s next for the Dreamers ?
UPDATED Our first and highest priority in advancing immigration reform must be to improve jobs wages and security for American workers and their families Trump says in a written statement
The prospects of a badly divided Congress reaching a compromise in months on a subject that has eluded agreement for years – immigration – seem dim
Donald Trump has decided to end a popular program that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation while deferring enforcement for 6 months Politico reports
UPDATED Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly does not say whether the government has plans to replace DAPA or the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents
Of the estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States 1 5 million are from Asia majority from China India the Philippines and South Korea
We need to keep this country safe but we should do that by focusing on people who actually pose a threat Zuckerberg says
UPDATED Experts have voiced serious doubts about whether a wall would actually stem illegal immigration or if its worth investing billions in such a project
Oakland based Filipino Advocates for Justice vows to fight harder for immigrants
If the 8 justices deadlock in their ruling due by late June it will keep intact a lower court block on the plan dealing a bruising defeat to Obama during his last year in office and pushing the issue to the next president
Over the weekend two public forums on immigration issues are to be sponsored by Filipino American groups – one in Jersey City on Saturday and one in Queens New York
An additional 30 000 undocumented Filipino immigrants in the United States are seen to benefit under US President Barack Obama s new immigration plan data from the Pew Research Center reveals
Vargas missed being covered by the DACA immigration relief when it was adopted in 2012 because it provided a cut off age of 30 years old for immigrant youth to qualify He was 31 years old then
Out of 3 874 Filipinos who applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals DACA in 2013 3 489 have been approved for the program