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Docuseries 'Waking Dream' Follows Dreamers in Limbo

The streaming show follows six young immigrants of undocumented status as they fight for their American lives.

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New Report Shows Fear of Deportation is Keeping Children Out of School

The UNESCO study urges schools to create safe spaces for all students.

Judge Orders Trump Administration to Fully Restore DACA

Judge Orders Trump Administration to Fully Restore DACA

He concluded that the Department of Homeland Security did not provide a “coherent explanation” for terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program.

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GOP Moderates Attempt to Force Immigration Vote in the House

Reps facing tough re-election races mount last ditch effort to create protections for “Dreamers.”

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Seven-State Coalition Sues to End DACA

Led by Texas, the lawsuit asks district court to determine whether program that protects young immigrants from deportation is lawful.

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'Our Country is Being Stolen': Trump Renews Attacks on Immigrants

His accusations were met by bipartisan condemnation.

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Dreams Deferred (Again): Democrats, White House Fail to Craft DACA Deal

The policy impasse means there are still no legislative protections for immigrants brought to the United States as children.

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Ad Campaign Aims to Pressure Trump on Policy for Young Immigrants

Advocacy groups launch DACA ad drive to keep immigration issue in the public eye.

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Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea, Allows DACA to Continue

The refusal to review a federal judge’s order leaves protections in place for young immigrants.

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Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Rescinding DACA

Meanwhile, the Senate continues to mull the fate of young immigrants.

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Proposed Immigration Measure Would Bypass Border Wall Funding

Meanwhile, some lawmakers consider postponing a permanent solution for DACA recipients.

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Trump Urges 'Compromise' on Immigration in State of the Union Address. Critics Aren't Buying It.

The president’s hardline immigration proposals panned as divisive by Democrats and immigration advocates.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Trump Immigration Doctrine: Hostile. Racist. Divisive

A by-the-numbers guide to the ways in which the Trump administration is systematically attacking American immigration. 

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Democrats Pan Trump's Dreamer Framework as 'Anti-Immigrant'

Republican immigration hawks join chorus of criticism as the president prepares to address immigration overhaul in his first State of the Union address.

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How the GOP is Using the Budget Process to Destroy Immigration as We Know It [OP-ED]

Rinku Sen argues that the Congressional budget process is just a tool for the GOP to reach its ultimate goal—a radical reordering of 50 years of immigration policy that is transparent in its hostility toward immigrants of color.

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UPDATE: Government Shutdown Officially Ends, Fate of 'Dreamers' Remains Uncertain

Democrats reached an agreement with Republicans in exchange for a promise to take up legislation on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields some young immigrants from deportation.

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Federal Government Hurtles Toward Shutdown as Lawmakers Refuse to Budge on Immigration

Democrats appear determined to block a spending measure that would keep the federal government running unless it contains protections for young immigrants enrolled in DACA

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Dizzying Week of Dialogue Over Immigration Still Leaves Democrats and Republicans Far Apart

The White House fumes over DACA ruling, while Congress debates a deal for Dreamers and comprehensive reform.

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Federal Judge Halts Termination of DACA Program

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was set to expire on March 5.

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The New Normal: Fear and Loathing as Immigration Policy

It only took President Donald Trump one week in office to turn fear into a policy provision.