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U.S. judge blocks Trump move to end DACA program for immigrants

January 09, 2018
A U.S. judge in San Francisco temporarily barred President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday from ending a program shielding young people brought to the United States illegally by their parents from deportation.

Tech Giants File Legal Challenge to Trump's DACA Assault

November 01, 2017
More than 100 companies sign a legal brief challenging Trump's effort to dissolve the immigration program.

Dreamers Sue to Block Repeal of DACA

September 18, 2017
Six recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program filed suit in federal court today to block the Trump Administration from ending the program.

Why Scientists Should Care About The Repeal of DACA

September 12, 2017
It does not take much imagination to understand how this will affect the scientific community.

UCSF Pledges Continued Support for DACA Students, Staff During Town Hall

September 07, 2017
In opening remarks for the Defending DACA forum, Renee Navarro, MD, vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, said, “It’s now more important than ever before for us to stand shoulder to shoulder together in defense of the rights of those who are members of the DACA program.”Watch the video of the...

UC President Napolitano denounces decision to end DACA, calls on Congress to make protections permanent

September 05, 2017
“I am deeply troubled by President Trump’s decision to effectively end the DACA program and uproot the lives of an estimated 800,000 Dreamers across the nation. This backward-thinking, far-reaching move threatens to separate families and derail the futures of some of this country’s brightest young...

UC President Janet Napolitano blasts idea of ending DACA

August 31, 2017
University of California President Janet Napolitano blasted the idea of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Thursday afternoon.

Librarians Association of the University of California Statement of Principles on Undocumented Students

August 16, 2017
LAUC recently published a Statement of Principles on Undocumented Students.

Janet Napolitano: Congress has the power—and the responsibility—to protect the ‘dreamers’

August 11, 2017
Five years ago this week, when I was secretary of Homeland Security, we began accepting the first Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications from “dreamers” who had been brought to this country without documentation when they were children.

DACA remains standing, reversing Trump’s promise to deport young immigrants

June 16, 2017
Exactly five years after the Obama administration implemented the historic “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program (DACA) that granted deportation relief to nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants, the Trump Administration late Thursday — in an apparent change of heart — announced it...

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