On January 9, 2018, a federal judge in California temporarily put a hold on the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and directed the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to resume processing applications. Late on January 13, 2018, USCIS stated that it will resume accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA. … Continued
WHAT IS THE LATEST INFORMATION WITH REGARDS TO DACA? The Trump Administration, pressured by 9 attorney generals from various states, decided to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which gave temporary work permits and protection from deportation to almost 800,000 people. An official DHS memorandum rescinding DACA is here and an FAQ developed by USCIS is here . However, on … Continued
Charles F. Robinson, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the University of California, has issued this immigration FAQ for members of the University of California community.
Life is full of uncertainty and fear for Arturo Fernandez, as it is for many other Undocumented Students. Read Anne Brice’s article about the struggles students face in the Trump Era.
TRAVEL WARNING: The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the Trump Administration to roll out a ban on travel for nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, North Korea, and Venezuela. IMMIGRATION BENEFITS PROCESSING WARNING: USCIS continues to process cases for people from these countries who currently reside in the United States and will continue to conduct … Continued
“The University of California announced sweeping actions Wednesday to protect its students who came into the country illegally, saying it would refuse to assist federal immigration agents, turn over confidential records without court orders or supply information for any national registry based on race, national origin or religion.” Read the full LA Times article.
WHAT DO WE KNOW? The election of Donald Trump, coupled with the election of a Republican-leaning Congress, could give rise to dramatic and unprecedented changes in immigration law enforcement and policy. Despite many of President Obama’s immigration policies, particularly the record-breaking deportation rates , the Trump Administration is likely to institute major departures from current practice. A summary of what these changes looks like can be found here . Trump’s campaign promises, his … Continued
Our friends at Educators for Fair Consideration have issued this statement , which includes important information to pass on to you right now.
After a divisive election year, we remain hopeful and ready to work to support policies that protect the dignity of all our students and families. President-elect Donald Trump has made various statements about what he would do as president. But it remains to be seen what policies he can or will adopt. We recognize the … Continued
This April 17, 2015 New York Times article recaps the current fate of Obama’s immigration plan – where things are, and where things are headed. NEW ORLEANS — The immediate fate of President Obama ’s sweeping immigration overhaul now rests with a three-judge appeals panel after an intense legal clash on Friday between lawyers for the federal government and for a 26-state … Continued