• DACA beneficiaries say court’s ruling keeps dreams alive for their future

    DACA beneficiaries say court’s ruling keeps dreams alive for their future

    • Jun 20, 2020

    DACA’s continuance had been in question as the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether President Donald Trump’s 2017 executive order ending the program was constitutional. President Barack Obama established DACA by executive order in 2012 to allowed young people brought into the country illegally as minors by their parents to stay in the United States.

  • Armed with prayers and signs, young immigrants hail high court’s decision

    Armed with prayers and signs, young immigrants hail high court’s decision

    • Jun 19, 2020

    Before college student Luz Chavez left her Gaithersburg, Maryland, home June 18 to hear a decision on the steps of the Supreme Court of the United States, her mother prayed for an outcome favorable to her daughter, whose ability to study, work and not be deported at some point soon hinged on what the justices had to say.

  • Celebrate, then keep fighting, DACA advocates say

    Celebrate, then keep fighting, DACA advocates say

    • Jun 19, 2020

    On a day when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, the program’s recipients and many of their Catholic advocates celebrated the win and pledged to continue their fight.