Immigration Executive Action

Texas Injunction Temporarily Halts Expansion of DACA

What's happening? A federal judge in Texas issued a temporary injunction Monday that will halt President Obama's executive actions.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was supposed to begin accepting applications for the expansion of the DACA program starting February 18.  DHS will not begin accepting expanded ...

Deferred Action for Parents of U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents

One of the initiatives outlined in the Immigration Accountability Executive Action of November 20, 2014 is deferred action for parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (“DAP”). DAP will benefit millions of undocumented individuals living in the United States who are parents of a U.S. citizen or ...

Obama Immigration Accountability Executive Order

President Obama’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action is a welcome, albeit temporary, relief to our broken and cumbersome immigration system. The President acted within his legal authority, as presidents from both political parties have taken similar steps in past decades - particularly Presidents Reagan and Bush, ...