DHS to Wind Down DACA Program Over a Six-Month Period

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DACA (“DREAMers”) Program Still in Effect, But DAPA Rescinded; Trump Delays Enforcement of Executive Order on Travel

On June 15, 2017, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly signed a memorandum rescinding the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”) Program, but leaving in place the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Fifth Circuit Strikes Down DACA and Expanded DAPA

On November 9, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld an injunction permanently barring the implementation of two executive action initiatives President Obama announced in November 2014 – Deferred Action for Parental Accountability...