Tag: DACA

Republicans and Democrats React To DACA Ruling

Many might think that Democrats and Republicans have a very different view on DACA but both parties might find common ground on the issue. In 2012, President Barrack Obama initiated the executive order called the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” better known as DACA. In September of last year, the Trump administration rescinded it and left it up to Congress. Politicians on the other aisle believe this is true. Both Villalobos and Godinez tell us that this program is beneficial for the 800 thousand Dreamers in the United States who have only ever known the United States as home—–President...

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DACA Questions Answered

Here to answer some questions regarding the California ruling blocking the Trump administration’s plan for the Differed Action for Childhood Arrival Program known as DACA is Attorney Alex Martinez.  So what does this new injunction mean legally for Dreamers? What are some ways Dreamers can stay...

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Fox Exclusive: Valley resident speaks out whose wife was detained during immigration inspection

We spoke to a valley resident who says his wife was detained during an immigration inspection on Friday morning and spent the weekend in federal custody, despite having no criminal history. Jason and his wife were traveling to Corpus Christi for his job. Once at La Sarita checkpoint, the woman– a DACA recipient– was detained for ‘accuracy and verification status’. Sahadi Law Firm, is representing the DACA recipient. They tell me she has a prior ‘brief, casual and innocent absence’ in her records but by no means disqualifies her from having DACA. Jason’s wife spent the weekend in federal...

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DACA recipients detained by Border Patrol

Several DACA recipients were detained this afternoon by Border Patrol. This, as their verification status was reviewed during an immigration inspection. Fox News South Texas spoke to two DACA recipients who were in border patrol custody for several hours, as they attempted to travel out-of-town for work. This woman who asked to be called ‘Eslendi’ says her husband’s phone call caught her by surprise. Her husband, who we’re referring to as ‘Jose’, says he was in Border Patrol custody for at least seven hours. He adds that despite being released, he received a warning from agents. In a statement...

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Mcallen ISD opens it’s doors to DACA recipients

MCALLEN — Mcallen ISD is opening it’s doors to daca recipients or “dreamers”..as they offer programs designed for students –to support young people, so they feel safe and thrive in the school environment. According to Superintendent, Jose Gonzales, the McAllen School District has more than 30 campuses, where he says he wants all students from everywhere in the world to feel at home. The help is free, for more information visit...

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