Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow DACA recipients to get drivers licenses and work permits, even if their federal status expires.

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A Johnston woman faces deportation even though her attorney said she has no criminal record.

With No Immigration Deal, New England DACA Recipients Still In Limbo

Jan 24, 2018
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An agreement on the future of so-called Dreamers has been a stumbling block for Congress. As they passed a measure to reopen the federal government this week, Republican Senate leaders assured Democrats that they will take up the issue soon.

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The end of the immigration policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA could leave thousands of undocumented young people without federal protection from deportation. And legal experts say most of them will find it difficult to apply for citizenship.

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The heads of three Rhode Island universities join a growing list of leaders at higher learning institutions opposing President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries.