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The End of DACA Program Blocked

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program– also known as DACA was set to end at the beginning of next month, now that has all changed. A New York judge has also moved to block the White House decision to end the program. Attorney at law, Hugo Pina told Fox News that having two judges block the end of DACA will help lawmakers make a decision soon regarding this program. President Trump has said that he is in favor of the program that will protect over 800,000 dreamers who were brought as children into the country illegally– as are...

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LULAC President Agrees With Border Wall

LULAC president Roger Rocha is facing criticism for endorsing President Donald Trump’s immigration framework which includes a border wall. Rocha is the leader of one of the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S.  Last week Rocha wrote a letter to President Donald Trump stating the civil rights group support Trump’s plan for a border wall,  in exchange for protection of young immigrants who are brought to the country illegally. Rocha also stated he would endorse the new restrictions on legal immigration; This caused several LULAC activists and members across the country to question Rocha’s dedication to the...

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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 In September of last year, the Trump administration rescinded it and left it up to Congress.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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Department of Homeland Security to start collecting information on all immigrants via social platforms

Department of homeland security has moved to start collecting information and all immigrants via social platforms. The new ruling set to go into effect on October 18th calls for social media surveillance on immigrants, which many fear is information that could be used against them. “This is concerning because we share personal information with our friends, personal pictures, our political point of view. I want to make sure that this isn’t a way to target people that don’t agree with what that official is saying” – Abraham Diaz (Dreamer) The new rule could also affect residents and naturalized citizens...

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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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