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Federal judge Chad Wolf, when he signed rule, was not legally serving as acting Homeland Security secretary making the rules limiting applications and renewals for the DACA programme invalid(AP)

News updates from Hindustan Times: New DACA rules invalid, says federal judge and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 12:58 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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In July, Wolf issued a memo furthering Donald Trump administration’s order rescinding a popular Obama-era programme that protected hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation.(Reuters image)
In July, Wolf issued a memo furthering Donald Trump administration’s order rescinding a popular Obama-era programme that protected hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation.(Reuters image)

New DACA rules invalid, says federal judge

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 12:56 PM IST
The ruling, rendering the rules invalid, would be subject to appeal if the US government chooses to do so.
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Department of homeland security acting secretary Chad Wolf whose position was ruled unlawful by a federal judge in New York on November 14, 2020 which thereby invalidated Wolf's suspension of DACA program that shields young people from deportation.(AP)
Department of homeland security acting secretary Chad Wolf whose position was ruled unlawful by a federal judge in New York on November 14, 2020 which thereby invalidated Wolf's suspension of DACA program that shields young people from deportation.(AP)

Explained: What new ruling says about DACA and the way ahead for Trump

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 10:35 AM IST
The recipients of DACA are young people who have grown up as Americans who had no way to gain legal residency even though they have lived in the US most of their lives but the DREAM Act provided a pathway to US citizenship to certain undocumented youth who go to college and/or serve in the military while maintaining a good record.
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US President Donald Trump delivers in North Carolina, US.(Reuters file photo)
US President Donald Trump delivers in North Carolina, US.(Reuters file photo)

Trump administration to reject new DACA applications

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 09:44 AM IST
This new arrangement is likely to be challenged in court as it violates a federal court’s order preventing the administration from rejecting new applications and denying advance parole.
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US president Donald Trump attends a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, US on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
US president Donald Trump attends a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, US on Tuesday.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump says he will soon sign new merit-based immigration act

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 07:33 AM IST
Donald Trump said, “we are going to work on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) because we want to make people happy and I will tell you even conservative Republicans want to see something happen with DACA.”
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President Donald Trump(AP photo)
President Donald Trump(AP photo)

Donald Trump working on merit-based immigration order, and DACA

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 10:38 PM IST
The White House on Friday said President Donald Trump was working on an executive order to establish a merit-based immigration system and offer a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, without offering them amnesty.
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Responding to a question, Trump said his action on the DACA is going to be part of a much bigger bill on immigration.(AP)
Responding to a question, Trump said his action on the DACA is going to be part of a much bigger bill on immigration.(AP)

Working on order to establish merit-based immigration system: Trump

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 01:00 PM IST
The White House statement came soon after Trump, in an interview with Telemundo News channel, said he is working on an executive order on immigration that will include a “road to citizenship” for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme.
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A person wearing a shirt with a message takes part in a rally to celebrate the US Supreme Court's ruling to disallow the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme, in San Diego, California, on June 18.(Reuters Photo)
A person wearing a shirt with a message takes part in a rally to celebrate the US Supreme Court's ruling to disallow the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme, in San Diego, California, on June 18.(Reuters Photo)

After US Supreme Court’s blow to Trump on DACA, what next for immigrants?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 01:47 PM IST
Trump criticised the Supreme Court after the ruling and said on Twitter he was seeking “a legal solution on DACA.
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Called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Trump administration rescinded it in November 2017.(AFP Photo)
Called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Trump administration rescinded it in November 2017.(AFP Photo)

US Supreme Court blocks order to end DACA, many Indians among beneficiaries

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 09:35 PM IST
President Barack Obama had issued the protection through an executive order in 2012 barring the deportation of undocumented immigrants who came here as children.
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U.S. President Donald Trump.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
U.S. President Donald Trump.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Donald Trump proposes a plan, Democrats call it ‘non-starter’

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 11:54 PM IST
US president Donald Trump on Saturday sought to break the stalemate that has shut down the federal government partially for 30 days now with a proposals that was rejected by Democrats as a “non-starter” even before he had spelt it out in a speech he had teased the day before as a “major announcement” coming.
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(FILES) This file photo taken on October 5, 2017 shows protesters during a demonstration against US President Donald Trump during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as Dream Act, near the Trump Tower in New York.(AFP)
(FILES) This file photo taken on October 5, 2017 shows protesters during a demonstration against US President Donald Trump during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as Dream Act, near the Trump Tower in New York.(AFP)

Texas sues Trump administration to end Obama-era immigrant program

By Reuters | Reuters, Washington
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 08:57 AM IST
The states filed suit in federal court in Texas in the latest twist in an ongoing policy and legal fight over the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that Republican President Donald Trump already has tried to rescind.
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(FILES) This file photo taken on October 5, 2017 shows protesters during a demonstration against US President Donald Trump during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as Dream Act, near the Trump Tower in New York.(AFP)
(FILES) This file photo taken on October 5, 2017 shows protesters during a demonstration against US President Donald Trump during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as Dream Act, near the Trump Tower in New York.(AFP)

Another US judge rules against Trump on ‘Dreamers’ program

By Associated Press | Associated Press, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 10:35 AM IST
U.S. District Judge John D. Bates in Washington wrote Tuesday that the decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, “was unlawful and must be set aside.”
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US President Donald Trump arrives for the Easter service at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida on April 1.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump arrives for the Easter service at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida on April 1.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump says on Twitter ‘no more DACA deal’ for young immigrants

By Reuters | Reuters, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 11:24 PM IST
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is the program created in 2012 under former President Barack Obama. The program shielded individuals brought to the United States as children by parents who were undocumented immigrants from deportation and gave them work permits.
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