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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 In September of last year, the Trump administration rescinded it and left it up to Congress.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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50 activists gather outside AG Ken Paxton’s Office in McAllen

In McAllen, more than 50 activists gathering outside Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, standing for the preservation of DACA.In tears, many “Dreamers” listened to the announcing of the termination of the program, established as of 2012, allowing students to work and live legally in the nation, In Texas , more than 120 thousand students have benefitted from DACA, allowing immigrant students, who arrived as children to the US, to live and work legally in the...

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DACA Students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby

While thousands hang by a threat, students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby We spoke to one student and his concerns should the program end. DACA students fearing President Trump’s response, possibly changing their lives. The uncertainty of DACA has caused worry in local university students. Some fearing they will be sent back to their country of origin. Dagoberto Rodriguez who studies and works here in the valley shares his concerns. What is certain is that students are anxiously waiting for President Trump’s announcement. This program has given thousands of students the opportunity to study and have...

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