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Fact Sheet: Building a Permanent DACA Program

Hunter Hallman / Blog December 7, 2017

Congress passing legislation to protect DACA recipients and DREAMers won’t automatically trigger protected status, nor is a program immediately effective.

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Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions: Two Years Later

Lazaro Zamora / Blog December 9, 2016

While the controversial deferred action programs remain frozen in the courts, several other reforms have been rolled out or otherwise addressed.

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Immigration Executive Action by the Numbers

Matt Graham / Blog November 25, 2014

President Obama’s announced a series of executive actions on immigration that could affect millions of individuals.

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What We’re Reading: Immigration in the Midterm Elections, History of Executive Action on Immigration

Theresa Cardinal Brown, Matt Graham / Blog October 28, 2014

As midterm elections near, several outlets are analyzing the role of immigration in races around the country.

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New Deferred Action Statistics May Hold Key Implications for Future Legalization

Lazaro Zamora / Blog May 20, 2014

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.

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