Women at protest

Coming to America: A mistake? Many parents of DACA recipients are wondering.


At a protest in Jackson Heights, New York, one mother says she sometimes wonders if she made the right choice to leave Mexico.

Students waiting in line for assistance with paperwork for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in Los Angeles, California, on Aug. 15, 2012.

Trump scraps immigration policy protecting millions of undocumented parents of US-born children

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#32. @realDonaldTrump What are you going to do with DAPA and DACA? #100Days100Qs

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Day laborers enter a truck after being chosen by an employer at a hiring area in Laguna Beach, California

Trump clarifies who he means to deport, but… they’re already prioritized for deportation

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A young boy holds US flags as immigrants and community leaders rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to mark the one-year anniversary of President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration in Washington, November 20, 2015.

Supreme Court tie blocks Obama’s immigration plan

A woman puts flags in a line of shoes on a sunny day in front of Supreme Court building

After Supreme Court ties 4-4 on immigration, Obama asks for rehearing — with a ninth justice


The case will go back to the lower courts, and the injunction against the expansion of the program to give temporary relief to millions of undocumented immigrations will stand.

One man and three women hold signs that say "DAPA now!" and "DAPA Ahora!" before a wall covered with a mural, barely visible.

While the Supreme Court considers deportation policy, the roots of deportation itself come from a much earlier case


In 1893, three men went to the Supreme Court and challenged the authority of the US to deport immigrants. The case’s decision laid the groundwork for the federal government’s long history of deportation.

Yolanda Navas says awaiting the Supreme Court decision on DACA causes her fear and anxiety.

DACA allowed her to drive, go to school and get a job. Even if it’s temporary.

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Yolanda Navas and her father Jhonattan left Venezuela in 2000. The family overstayed their tourist visas and lived undocumented in the US until the Obama administration’s DACA program added a bit of normalcy. Now, a Supreme Court decision could affect the fate of the program.