Growing Up in the Shadow of DACA

A generation of young people, still without a pathway to citizenship, tentatively plans for a future that remains uncertain.

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How Houston Is Overhauling Homelessness and More: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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A Decade After DACA, the Rise of a New Generation of Undocumented Students

A vast majority of undocumented teenagers are graduating high school this year without protection from deportation and the ability to legally work.

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They Grew Up Legally in the U.S., but Can’t Stay After They Turn 21

Children of temporary visa holders who can’t gain permanent residency are one of several groups urging the Biden administration to act on an immigration overhaul.

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Democrats Scramble to Keep Immigration Overhaul Alive

Democratic leaders are considering a long-shot proposal intended to get around political and procedural roadblocks to provide temporary legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants.

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What’s a Little Disagreement Among Factions?

Everything is going just the way Biden dreamed it up. 

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Biden Administration Moves to Protect Undocumented Young Adults

A proposed rule could save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which a federal judge in Texas found unlawful in July.

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A Runner’s Olympic Dream Was in Doubt Because of His DACA Status

Luis Grijalva, who qualified to run for his native Guatemala, risked not being able to return to the United States if he left. On Monday, he got good news.

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Biden Faces New Pressure on Immigration

A monthly surge in migrants and a ruling against a program that protects young immigrants underscored the difficult choices the president is confronting on an issue that could shape his legacy.

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Judge Rules DACA Is Unlawful and Suspends Applications

The judge said President Barack Obama exceeded his authority when he created the program, but for now people protected under it will retain the ability to stay and work in the United States.

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President Biden, the Clock Is Ticking to Rescind a Trump Immigration Policy

Border crossings between the U.S. and Mexico should return to normal status, with normal rules for asylum seekers.

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White House Says Undocumented Students Can Receive Pandemic Aid

The rule reverses a Trump-era policy that barred the students from obtaining emergency aid to cover food, housing and school supplies.

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Schumer Readies Plan B to Push Immigration Changes Unilaterally

Should bipartisan talks stall, the Senate majority leader is exploring trying to use budget reconciliation to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants.

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Solving the Migrant Crisis Means Going Beyond Our Border

Until we address what motivates vulnerable people to leave their home countries, they will continue to come.

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House Votes to Give Millions of Dreamers and Farmworkers a Path to Citizenship

Democrats vowed the votes would be the first step toward enacting President Biden’s immigration agenda. But Republicans galvanized by border politics promised to stop even the most popular measures.

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House Tackles Biden’s Immigration Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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President Biden and Immigration: House Tackles Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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He Was Caught Jaywalking. He Was Almost Deported for It.

Javier Castillo Maradiaga was freed this week after 15 months in federal detention. New York had turned him over to ICE in error.

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What if They Held an Impeachment Trial and Nobody Came?

Maybe it’s a good thing that we’re more focused on Biden. Or maybe we’ve just given up.

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Biden’s 17 Executive Orders and Other Directives in Detail

The moves aim to strengthen protections for young immigrants, end construction of President Donald J. Trump’s border wall, end a travel ban and prioritize racial equity.

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On Day 1, Biden Moves to Undo Trump’s Legacy

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s assertive use of executive authority is intended to overturn what aides have described as “the gravest damages” President Trump inflicted on the country.

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Biden to Announce Broad Plan to Reverse Trump Immigration Policies

Legislation he will propose on his first day as president will give undocumented immigrants the chance to become citizens and restore and expand programs for refugees and asylum seekers.

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Biden plans to propose a sweeping immigration overhaul on his first day in office.

If passed by Congress, the legislation would profoundly reshape the American immigration system.

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The Supreme Court After Trump

Now that his presidency has disintegrated into mayhem, how are the conservative justices processing his tenure?

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‘They’re Playing With Our Lives’: What Happens Next for DACA’s ‘Dreamers’

A judge ordered the Trump administration to reinstate protections for young immigrants brought to the country as children. But their status remains precarious.

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Judge Orders Government to Fully Reinstate DACA Program

Up to 300,000 additional undocumented immigrants could be allowed to apply for protection from deportation under a new court ruling. President Trump had sought to cancel the program.

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Trump’s Mean Policies

A succession of Trump policies reflected the administration’s spite and heartlessness.

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Biden Can Fix Latinos’ Disappointment with Democrats

Latino communities haven’t forgotten Obama’s promise.

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Trump’s Overhaul of Immigration Is Worse Than You Think

This administration has attacked every aspect of the immigration system — and it won’t be easy to undo.

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The Democratic Convention’s Missing Latino Voices

Democratic elites marginalized two of the most popular Latino politicians during the convention.

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Immigrant ‘Dreamers’ in Search of a Job Are Being Turned Away

President Trump hopes to end DACA, which has granted employment authorization to thousands of young immigrants. Already, some large employers are refusing to hire them.

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Judge Halts Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards Over Coronavirus Pandemic

New York and other states sued the Trump administration over new limits on the “public charge” rule, which critics said would discourage immigrants from seeking medical treatment during the pandemic.

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Trump Moves to End DACA

After the Supreme Court ruled that President Trump failed to present a valid rationale for ending DACA, the administration said it would conduct a “comprehensive review” of the program.

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Elaine Duke on Leading Homeland Security Under President Trump

Elaine Duke, a lifelong Republican, was acting secretary of homeland security for four months in 2017.

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Business Leaders Urge Trump to Leave DACA Alone After Court Ruling

Executives with companies including Target, Apple, Google and Facebook warned the president that any actions related to DACA would disrupt the economy and affect the battle against the coronavirus.

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In a Term Full of Major Cases, the Supreme Court Tacked to the Center

Doling out victories to both sides, the court led by Chief Justice John Roberts seemed to strive to avoid charges of partisanship.

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One Brother Got DACA, One Didn’t. It Made All the Difference.

The Supreme Court ruled that DACA was improperly terminated, but will new applicants be allowed to enroll in the life-changing immigration program?

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Administration Asylum Rule

A federal judge has ruled that a regulation that effectively barred many asylum seekers from obtaining protection in the United States violated federal law. It is the latest in a string of defeats.

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How Not to Outlaw Abortion

The restiveness of abortion opponents is working against them.

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Roberts to Trump: Don’t Take the Supreme Court for Granted

A week of decisions contained hidden and not-so-hidden messages from the court.

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Trump Says Administration Will Try Again to End ‘Dreamers’ Program

Responding to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, the president said he will follow the rules set out by the justices to challenge the Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

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Trump Says Administration Will Try Again to End DACA

Responding to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, the president said he will follow the rules set out by the justices to challenge the Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

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Setback on Immigration Policy Goal Leaves Trump Fuming Over Makeup of Courts

The Supreme Court has given President Trump a new opening to rally his right-wing base by arguing that he needs another four years to stack the courts with conservative jurists.

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Why the Supreme Court DACA Ruling Affects Us All

Dreamers, and all Americans, deserve more stability than they are getting under Donald Trump.

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‘Dreamers’ Get a Reprieve on DACA

Thousands of young people who were in the country illegally as children have been caught in legal limbo. A new Supreme Court ruling gave them a temporary win.

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DACA Explained: What is it?

Here’s what you need to know about a policy that protected from deportation people who were brought into the United States as children.

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What Is DACA? And How Did It End Up in the Supreme Court?

Here’s what you need to know about a policy that protected from deportation people who were brought into the United States as children.

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Trump Can’t Shut Down DACA, Supreme Court Rules

The program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, protects people brought to the United States as children by shielding them from deportation and letting them work.

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The Supreme Court Defines ‘Sex’ in Its Title VII Ruling

We’ll soon find out whether the court inflames the culture wars or cools them as its term winds down.

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What You Can Learn From a Dreamer in Arizona

One student’s advice on handling uncertainty and fighting for a better life.

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