While the controversial deferred action programs remain frozen in the courts, several other reforms have been rolled out or otherwise addressed.
What We’re Reading: Immigration in the Midterm Elections, History of Executive Action on Immigration
As midterm elections near, several outlets are analyzing the role of immigration in races around the country.
Last Thursday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released updated data on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. According to the new data, USCIS has approved over 550,000 applications, representing 86 percent of applications accepted for review. Based on estimates of the eligible population, this accounts for more than half of DACA-eligible unauthorized immigrants.