The San Francisco spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement resigned after the agency’s recent Northern California sweep, saying he couldn’t continue to do his job after Trump administration officials made false public statements about a key aspect of the operation.
By Jared Bernstein February 16
The Washington Post
Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and author of ‘The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity’.
Front-page news poses a stark reminder that the fate of the “dreamers,” undocumented immigrants brought here as children, remains unresolved, as three bills addressing the issue failed in the Senate. That’s a huge problem for those who are or would be covered by DACA, but it’s far from the Trump administration’s only line of attack against immigrants.
There’s another attack, one you won’t find on the front page. It comes to us through a leaked proposal for a policy that would, without congressional approval (it’s a rule change, not a law), change how immigration authorities weigh the receipt of public benefits in determining the status of legal immigrants already here or those seeking to enter the United States. Continue reading Here’s the Trump administration attack on immigrants that you haven’t heard about
Today the Supreme Court rejected the Trump Administration’s request to skip the Court of Appeals and have the Supreme Court immediately consider the DACA court case that originated in Northern California. This announcement means that the Supreme Court will not take up the case on DACA at this time. The case is now expected to move to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the normal appeals process, which could take several months.
You can still renew your DACA. Click Here for the facts and remember, we can help you apply.