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A guide to scholarly works, news, and government resources on the topic of immigration.

DACA and Immigration News Updates


Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats Sept. 24, 2017

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 2017 Announcement from Department of Homeland Security, Sept. 5, 2017

 US Senate Proposed Legislation, introduced July 20, 2017: S.1615 - A bill to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children and for other purposes. Sponsors: Sen.Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY). 

Supreme Court of the United States decision in Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project June 26, 2017

Department of Homeland Security, June 15, 2017: "The June 15, 2012 memorandum that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will remain in effect."

DHS FAQs about the June 15, 2017 memo


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Background Information

Google News on Immigration


Immigration Data

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