Family Fights For Man Who Came To U.S. Under DACA, Found Himself Locked Up And Locked In Legal WranglingJesus Lopez-Gutierrez came to Chicago from Mexico as a child – given relief to stay by the so-called DACA program for kids who had no say in the matter. And he has found himself embroiled in legal wrangling that put him behind bars for a crime that never stuck.
Supreme Court To Rule On Trump Bid To End 'Dreamers' ProgramThe program — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — protects about 700,000 people, known as dreamers, who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families that overstayed visas.
Federal Judge Denies States' Request To End DACAMALDEF said it was happy with the decision and expects the states to appeal to a higher court.
Texas Judge: He'll Likely Kill DACA -- But Not YetDACA is an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children from deportation.
Immigration Talks In Congress Hinge On DACA CitizenshipRepublican leaders -- who have been squeezed by insurrections on either flank of their members -- are trying to find a sweet spot between moderates and conservatives.
Immigration Activists March Downtown, Seeking Permanent Fix For DACAScores of Dreamers and their supporters were marching in Chicago on Monday to send a message to Washington.
Sen. Durbin To Bring 'Dreamer' To Trump's State Of The Union AddressDuring the president's first official State of the Union address Tuesday, Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin says he'll be focused on what Trump has to say about immigration.
DACA Supporters Brave The ColdSeveral hundred people called on Washington to help hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
In Tweet, President Trump Says Durbin 'Blew' Deal On DACA President Trump escalated a political fight over immigration on Monday.
DACA Deal Begins To Form, But Details Remain Sticking PointsThe outline of an immigration deal is starting to take shape in Washington after months of negotiations. Yet even as lawmakers draw close to a resolution, filling in the blanks could prove insurmountable.
Durbin: December Is Best Chance For DREAM ActSen. Durbin says the DREAM Act is the most important legislation he's ever authored.
Mayor Emanuel Stands Firm Against Trump Adminstration's Immigration ReformsMayor Emanuel said President Trump's newly adopted hard line on protecting so-called "Dreamers" is not changing his position on Immigration Reforms.
Trump Denies 'Deal' With Democrats On Young Immigrants, DACAIt was a bizarre turn of events for a president who's been inclined recently to turn to Democrats to jump-start legislative imperatives.
Illinois Among States Suing Trump Administration Over DACAIllinois is among 15 states suing to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
Rauner Resists Emanuel's Call For 'Illinois Dreamers' Bill Of Rights'The mayor is calling on the governor to establish what Emanuel calls an “Illinois Dreamers’ Bill of Rights.”