• June 24, 2022

Tags : daca

U.S. Supreme Court’s DACA ruling protects more than 100,000 Texans

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the Trump administration’s efforts to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, declaring in a 5-to-4 opinion that the 2012 initiative was inappropriately terminated by the Trump administration. The court’s decision comes nearly three years after Trump announced he was terminating the policy, known as […]Read More

Video: Senator Cornyn Votes For ‘Secure and Succeed Act’

WASHINGTON –  On Thursday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) voted for the Secure and Succeed Act, a proposed solution for DACA recipients that provides a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million young adults and strengthens border security. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks from the Senate floor just before the vote are below, and video of […]Read More

Op-Ed: Jose Rodriguez – Fix DREAMER Issue, Then Get On

A recent Golden Girls rerun featured a 10-year-old Mario Lopez playing Mario, a star pupil of Dorothy (Bea Arthur), who writes an award-winning essay about being an American, only to be deported by INS (now known as ICE). The 1987 episode ends with Dorothy vowing to bring him back. Thirty years later, we’re still fighting […]Read More

Cornyn Discusses Tax Reform, 2018 Agenda Ahead of Camp David

WASHINGTON – On Friday U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) appeared on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom to discuss the Senate’s legislative accomplishments in 2017, a path forward on the solution for DACA recipients, and the 2018 legislative agenda. Excerpts from his appearance are below, and video can be found here. On a Solution for DACA Recipients: […]Read More

Texas DACA Recipients Face Narrowing Window After Talks with Trump

The decision by two of the country’s top Democrats to pull out of a Tuesday meeting at the White House doesn’t signal the death knell for legislation to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation, lawmakers and policy analysts say. But each day without a legislative fix means there are hundreds more undocumented immigrants who could be […]Read More

EPCC Student Government Association Hosting ‘Know Your Rights’ Forum

The Student Government Association (SGA) of El Paso Community College (EPCC) will host a “Know Your Rights” educational forum for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and Senate Bill 4 (SB4). “SGA believes everyone deserves access to education regardless of their immigration status,” Andrea Porras Portillo, EPCC SGA President said. Everyone, regardless of […]Read More