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The End of DACA Program Blocked

The End of DACA Program Blocked

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program– also known as DACA was set to end at the beginning of next month, now that has all changed. A New York judge has also moved to block the White House decision to end the program. Attorney at law, Hugo Pina told Fox News that having two judges […]

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LULAC President Agrees With Border Wall

LULAC President Agrees With Border Wall

LULAC president Roger Rocha is facing criticism for endorsing President Donald Trump’s immigration framework which includes a border wall. Rocha is the leader of one of the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S.  Last week Rocha wrote a letter to President Donald Trump stating the civil rights group support Trump’s plan for a […]

Republicans and Democrats React To DACA Ruling

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 In September of last year, the Trump administration rescinded it and […]

Mcallen ISD opens it’s doors to DACA recipients

Mcallen ISD opens it’s doors to DACA recipients

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/08192500/mcallendaca.mp4[/KGVID] 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 […]

50 activists gather outside AG Ken Paxton’s Office in McAllen

50 activists gather outside AG Ken Paxton’s Office in McAllen

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/05170958/dacamcallen.mp4[/KGVID] 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 […]

Mexican government expresses “profound regret” over DACA

Mexican government expresses “profound regret” over DACA

The Mexican government expressed its “profound regret” following the Trump administration’s decision to end the DACA. The great majority of the estimated 800,000 “dreamers” are Mexican nationals who were brought to the united states as minors, sometimes infants.   The Mexican Foreign Ministry said in a statement, it  will welcome “with open arms” those DACA beneficiaries […]

Economists say getting rid of DACA would have a huge economic impact

Economists say getting rid of DACA would have a huge economic impact

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04185454/daca3.mp4[/KGVID] While 97 percent of DACA recipients form part of the labor force or go to school, economists state the country would have a huge economic impact if the program is eliminated. They say it could be a loss of billions of dollars. Experts state eliminating DACA would not only cause over a half a […]

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DACA Students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby

DACA Students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04185014/daca2.mp4[/KGVID] 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 […]

DACA recipients are prepared to hear Trump announce its future by tomorrow

DACA recipients are prepared to hear Trump announce its future by tomorrow

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04184724/daca1.mp4[/KGVID] DACA recipients are prepared to hear Trump end the program in the next few hours but, not before tossing it over to Congress and having them handle it. Nearly eight hundred thousand young undocumented immigrants could be at risk of losing the US government program that protected them from deportation. The Deferred Action for […]

Tension high amongst the immigrant community on DACA

Tension high amongst the immigrant community on DACA

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/01171238/daca.mp4[/KGVID] The Trump administration, announcing that an announcement regarding DACA will be made next week, leaving hundreds of thousands of dreamers in fear. As the week comes to an end, tension is high amongst the immigrant community who now await for President Trump to make a decision about the deferred action program. Since 2012, DACA […]