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How DACA landed before the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the nation's highest court will hear oral arguments in a case challenging how the Trump administration ended an Obama-era program shielding around 700,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation, putting an issue that's been in limbo for years back at the forefront of the immigration debate.

Appeals court says Trump admin can't end DACA

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling blocking the Trump administration from ending the Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from being deported -- likely setting up a Supreme Court fight.

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.

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.

DACA's March 5 'deadline' marks only inaction

It's been six months since President Donald Trump moved to end a program that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation, and Washington seems to be no closer to a resolution on the day everything was supposed to be solved by.

Mattis: DACA troops, veterans are not in 'jeopardy'

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Thursday that undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children who are currently serving in the military or received an honorable discharge will not face deportation despite the ongoing immigration debate in Washington.

Gonzaga students hold rally supporting Dreamers

As the debate over immigration rages in our nation’s capitol, students and staff at Gonzaga University entered the political fray by holding a “Call to Action” rally in the middle of campus supporting dreamers. 

What we know about who is enrolled in DACA

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has had a profound effect on the lives of its participants, increasing the chances they find work and buy homes and cars. Most live in California, though participants are scattered throughout the US. The vast majority emigrated from Mexico.