Tag: DACA

DACA recipients undaunted moments before visiting Congress

DACA recipients undaunted moments before visiting Congress

| Mark Pattison | November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Three young adults of the estimated 700,000 with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status remain undaunted after years of little to no action on their behalf in Congress and the courts, including the Nov. 12 Supreme Court hearing that could permit the Trump administration to cancel the program.

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As Supreme Court hears DACA case, bishops voice support for beneficiaries

As Supreme Court hears DACA case, bishops voice support for beneficiaries

| Rhina Guidos | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s a population that almost every bishop in the United States comes into contact with: 700,000 young adults brought into the country as children without documents.

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Catholics lead rosary on way to DACA rally outside Supreme Court

Catholics lead rosary on way to DACA rally outside Supreme Court

| Josephine von Dohlen | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the U.S. Supreme Court justices prepared to hear oral arguments in a case on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program the morning of Nov. 12, Catholics met at Columbus Circle in Washington to pray the rosary for the intention of all DACA recipients, their families and all immigrants in the United States.

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Divided Supreme Court seems unsure about DACA’s fate

Divided Supreme Court seems unsure about DACA’s fate

| Carol Zimmermann | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a high-stakes issue before the Supreme Court Nov. 12, it was not clear how the justices will ultimately resolve the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

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Gomez: Nation has ‘moral obligation’ to keep promise to DACA recipients

Gomez: Nation has ‘moral obligation’ to keep promise to DACA recipients

| November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The “failures” of the nation’s leaders in Washington to make “comprehensive reforms to immigration policy “cut across party lines, said Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles.

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Pastoral care of Hispanics, outreach to youth top Encuentro priorities

Pastoral care of Hispanics, outreach to youth top Encuentro priorities

| Norma Montenegro Flynn | October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The pastoral care of Hispanic families and immigrants, accompaniment of youth and young adults, and leadership development were the top priorities that Hispanic ministry leaders of seven dioceses, including the Archdiocese of Washington, addressed Oct. 5 at The Catholic University of America.

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Religious liberty, discrimination and DACA highlight court’s new term

Religious liberty, discrimination and DACA highlight court’s new term

| Carol Zimmermann | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The upcoming Supreme Court term — which starts Oct. 7 — will offer plenty of cases that Catholics will be paying close attention to including: the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a number of religious liberty cases including a school-choice program in Montana and workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender.

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Supreme Court to take up DACA case, not abortion law, next term

Supreme Court to take up DACA case, not abortion law, next term

| Carol Zimmermann | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

In its next term, the Supreme Court will examine if the Trump administration illegally tried to end a program that protects young adults brought to the U.S. as minors without documentation.

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House passes bill to provide permanent legal protection for ‘Dreamers’

House passes bill to provide permanent legal protection for ‘Dreamers’

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee June 4 praised the U.S. House for passing a measure that gives permanent legal protection to “Dreamers” and those covered by the Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure programs in the United States.

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Immigration advocates express concerns about Trump immigration plan

Immigration advocates express concerns about Trump immigration plan

Catholic immigration advocates raised concerns about a proposal from President Donald Trump that would reshape U.S. immigration policy to incorporate a “merit-based” system that prioritizes high-skilled workers over those with family already in the country.

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DACA recipient knows ups, downs in immigration rules

DACA recipient knows ups, downs in immigration rules

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alejandra Chavez Rivas, 29, knows the ups and downs of immigration rules.

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Federal judge in Washington orders Trump administration to restore DACA

Federal judge in Washington orders Trump administration to restore DACA

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

A federal judge in Washington Aug. 3 ordered the Trump administration to restore a program that helped young adults brought into the country illegally as minors, saying reasons calling for its demise were not justified.

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