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DHS stands by DACA rescission in court-requested filing

The Department of Homeland Security stood by the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last September in a court filing Friday evening -- setting up a potential court duel over the future of the program this summer.

Citizenship a key sticking point on immigration

Talks between Republicans across the political spectrum trying to reach a potential immigration deal that would unite the conference have reached a crossroads --- and once again it has to do with citizenship.

Who has signed the DACA discharge petition

Here are the lawmakers that have signed a petition that would force a House floor vote on immigration bills, according to the House Clerk's Office. The measure needs 218 signatures to move forward, which would require at least 25 Republicans if all 193 House Democrats sign the petition. Only one House Democrat has thus far not signed the petition.

Trump's top immigration critic could become governor

President Donald Trump's immigration agenda has few more outspoken opponents than Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, who, as chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, has served as the voice of Hispanic and Democratic members of Congress in condemning the administration's policies.

Republicans move to force DACA vote in House

A group of Republicans are making good on their threat to attempt to force an immigration floor vote in the House -- potentially paving the way for a showdown among proposals to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Capitol police: 87 arrested in DACA protests

Capitol police arrested 87 protesters demonstrating in support of an expiring immigration program Monday, authorities told reporters, organized around a symbolic deadline for the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Lupita Nyong'o and Kumail Nanjiani's powerful message to 'Dreamers'

Lupita Nyong'o and Kumail Nanjiani shared a powerful message of support for "Dreamers" -- recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program, whose fate currently hangs in the balance -- while presenting the Oscar for best production design Sunday night.