Archive for the ‘DREAM Act’ Category

Happy Birthday DACA!

6/25/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

One year ago, President Obama announced the DACA program from the steps of the White House Rose Garden marking a victory for thousands of undocumented immigrant youth. Over half a million young immigrants have come forward under DACA since the announcement.Read More >

DHS to announce that it will offer deferred action to DREAMers.

6/15/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

AILA has informed its members that DHS will formally announce this morning that it will offer deferred action to DREAMers. According to AILA, to be eligible for deferred action applicants must: Be 15-30 years old, and have entered before age 16 Have been present in the U.S. for 5 years as of June 15, 2012 [...]Read More >

DREAM Act Fails in Senate

1/13/2011 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

The House of Representatives passed the DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act on December 8, 2010, but the Senate failed to pass the bill on December 18. The outcome was 55-41, which was five votes short of the 60 needed to bypass a filibuster by Republicans and move the bill forward. Prospects are [...]Read More >