Monday, November 18, 2019


"After failed legislative attempts on DACA, fate of ‘Dreamers’ lies with Supreme Court" PBS NewsHour 11/11/2019


SUMMARY:  On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments that could decide the fate of some 700,000 “Dreamers,” members of a younger generation of undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.  They are currently protected from deportation by an executive order that President Barack Obama put in place in 2012, but that President Donald Trump has sought to cancel.  Amna Nawaz reports.

"As Supreme Court takes up DACA, ‘Dreamers’ hope for another temporary reprieve" PBS NewsHour 11/12/2019


SUMMARY:  The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on President Trump’s move to end protections for migrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.  The Obama-era program, known as DACA, currently blocks some 660,000 people from deportation.  National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle and Bipartisan Policy Center’s Theresa Cardinal Brown join Amna Nawaz to discuss the legal considerations and potential fallout.

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