DACA plaintiffs walk arm-in-arm down from the US Supreme Court.

With Congress passing the buck, DACA lands before Supreme Court


The US Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments that will determine the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The World explores which way the justices could rule — and what the outcomes could mean for DACA recipients.

A portrait of Norma Ramirez.

Trump ended DACA. This woman is suing to keep the program alive.

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A high school graduation in Northern California

A new generation of ‘un-DACAmented’ high school graduates fights hurdles to higher ed

A woman with a microphone addresses the crowd surrounding her in the rain.

This sweeping immigration bill won’t pass, but it’s still a ‘major win’

A group of young people walk in front of the Arizona state Capitol.

As DACA fix remains elusive, Arizona ‘Dreamers’ focus on in-state tuition

Two college students smile at the camera.

On a Texas college campus, conservative Latinos explain their opposition to DACA


Most Latinos in the US, about 90 percent, support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. But in Texas and especially in cities that are the closest to the US-Mexico Border, about 24 percent say they would want to end the Obama-era program that provides work permits and deportation protections for undocumented immigrants who were brought the US illegally as children.

Protests led by DACA recipients

Behind the scenes of a protest, young undocumented immigrants display tactical skills


Behind the scenes, ahead of a day of action, young undocumented immigrants assign roles and prepare to risk arrest to remind Congress they are still active.

A child peers through the double steel fence that separates the US and Mexico, in Tijuana, last month

An activist lobbying for DACA says this week has been a ‘roller coaster of emotions’

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Politicians in the nation’s capital are debating immigration policy changes. Activists are lobbying for an urgent deal to protect those affected by the Trump administration dismantling the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.

Demonstrators protest in front of the White House, Sept. 5, 2017.

A judge has blocked Trump’s move to end the DACA program


A judge in San Francisco temporarily barred President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday from ending a program shielding young people brought to the United States illegally by their parents from deportation.

Woman sitting on grass in front of building with two young children in front of her

Why this DACA recipient won’t be extending her protected status, but says others should


About 154,000 people are eligible to renew their status for two more years. But not everyone thinks it’s worth it.