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President Trump announces end to immigration program

On Tuesday,  Sept. 5, President Donald Trump announced that he was pushing forward the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,  more commonly known as DACA. The DACA program was instated in June of 2012 under the Obama administration. The program worked to protect children who were brought ...

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The U.S. President announces DACA’s end, recipients fear deportation nears

The decision of some could uproot the lives of thousands. President Donald Trump has made the decision to discontinue the Deferred Actions of Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA. This program allows certain immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a ...

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15 states, DC sue Trump administration over ending DACA

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation — an act Washington state’s attorney general called “a dark time for our country.” The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District ...

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Undocumented Tenn. residents want in-state tuition

Non-profit Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, or TIRRC, encouraged APSU students to lobby for undocumented Tennessee residents’ right for in-state tuition during their visit to APSU on Monday, Nov. 2. TIRRC is a non-profit focusing on the empowerment and support of immigrants and refugees to the state. According to ...

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