Poll Shows US Less Divided on Immigration Than Congress

With the federal government partially shut down due to bickering over immigration policies, a new Pew Research Center poll shows that 74 percent of Americans favor granting permanent legal status to Dreamers, who were brought to the United States as children, and 60 percent oppose the Trump administration’s plan to “substantially expand the wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.”

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‘Dreamers’ Accuse Feds of Targeting Them for Deportation

The American Civil Liberties Union marked the Trump administration’s Thursday deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program participants to renew by filing a class action on behalf of young undocumented “Dreamers” who say federal officials have unlawfully revoked protections under the program.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Seeks Clarity on Trump’s DACA Objectives

The Trump administration is moving forward with its plans to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, but it hasn’t provided immigration enforcement agencies with any instructions on how to close potentially massive gaps for Dreamers who will see their lives upended after next year’s deadline.

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