Monday, August 4, 2014

DACA Renewals Ramp Up

Nicole Prchal Svajlenka and Audrey Singer of Brookings report on dereffered action renewals.  It’s been two years since the Obama administration announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a two-year deportation relief and work authorization program. DACA and deportation policies have been in the news lately surrounding the rise of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border, and House Republicans are trying to tie the influx specifically to the program. The administration continues to stress that despite rumors in their home countries, these border crossers are not eligible for DACA


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