Dispatches: Our Ongoing Coverage of Immigration Reform
News and notes from Pacific Standard staff and contributors.
What Will Trump's Immigration Proposal Mean for Undocumented Immigrants?
While the president's proposed path to legalization will give 1.8 million people a chance at citizenship, many will still be left out.
Is Trump Solving the Immigration Court Backlog or Is He Funding It?
The White House appears to be at odds with experts over who is to blame for a sluggish immigration court system.
Trump Calls U.S. Court System 'Broken and Unfair' After DACA Ruling
A judge ruled Tuesday night that the Trump administration has to keep DACA intact.
The Trump Administration Is Close to Deporting Hundreds of Thousands of Salvadorans
The administration is set to rule on whether to extend temporary residency protections for Salvadorans.
The Three Biggest Reasons the Government Might Shut Down This Month
The government is due to run out of money on Friday. What happens next?
Undocumented Doctoral Candidates Dream of Immigration Reform
As the Trump administration looks to deal with democrats on immigration, DACA students at Loyola University are fighting against legislation that would harm friends and family.
Trump Administration to Cap Refugee Admissions at 45,000
The cap is the lowest set since 1980.
Republican Senators Introduce Alternative to DREAM Act
Senators James Lankford and Thom Tillis introduced the GOP's answer to immigration reform.
Did Pope Francis Just Compare Abortion to Trump's Immigration Policy?
The pontiff calls out Trump—and the American public—on an instance of what he deems unchristian ethical inconsistency.
For Undocumented Aspiring Scientists, Funding Remains in Limbo
Ineligible for federal grants, undocumented science students must rely on private fellowships—which often depend on DACA.
How DACA Helped Immigrants Get More Education and Higher-Paying Jobs
It remains to be seen how taking away those benefits will affect the American economy.
Defying Early Promises, Trump Announces an End to DACA
The program affects about 800,000 people.
Viewfinder: Praying for Dreamers at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Activists pray at the wall between Mexico and the United States in Baja California, Mexico, during a protest against the possibility of deportation of those included in the DACA program on September 4th, 2017.
The Kids of DACA-Protected Immigrants Are All Right
The children of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are often overlooked in the policy debates surrounding immigration. But a new study shows programs like DACA protect their mental health.
ACLU to Investigate Whether Sessions Conspired With State Officials to End DACA
The organization filed open record requests to determine whether the attorney general conspired with state officials to end DACA.