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Why Are Some Still UnDACAmented?

Why Are Some Still UnDACAmented?

The latest USCIS DACA numbers from March show that the agency has received roughly 470,000 applications, which means that just under half of those estimated to be eligible have applied. While the success reflected by the 470,000 figure is not to be downplayed, the new numbers beg the question: What about the other half million? [...]

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Reaching the Six-Month Mark on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Reaching the Six-Month Mark on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

The Department of Homeland Security has issued its latest data on the Obama Administration’s initiative that offers deferment from deportation and temporary work permits to young undocumented immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative. In the first six months of the program (August 15–February 14), 423,634 out of the roughly 936,933 immigrants [...]

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BREAKING: DACA Approvals Surpass 50,000

BREAKING: DACA Approvals Surpass 50,000

Earlier this afternoon, the Obama administration released updated statistics indicating that 53,273 undocumented youths have been granted relief under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As of November 15, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had received more than 300,000 requests for deferred action, with most applicants still awaiting the completion of background [...]

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What Early DACA Application Numbers Tell Us About the Future of the Program

What Early DACA Application Numbers Tell Us About the Future of the Program

It hasn’t even been a month since the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) first started accepting requests for deferred action under its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative, yet the New York Times reported this week that the first approvals are already on their way.  The Times also reported that the agency [...]

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