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This morning the Supreme Court is meeting again on whether or not to agree to the Trump Admin’s request to take up #DACA repeal this term. Cross your fingers they want no involvement. Will update as soon as I know anything. Could come this afternoon, Monday or Tuesday.
Update: still waiting here. There are some media reports that there wasn't an order here today, but we think that might have been a little premature. Hoping to hear concretely soon.
No orders today. Come back 9:30am on Tuesday. Everyday that goes by is another day that DACA recipients can renew. So take today as a victory! #ProtectDreamers
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To #DACA recipients who follow me for immigration info - this thread is to explain the updates of today's litigation move by the Trump Admin for you, follow along below 1/
As you recall a couple weeks ago I was highlighting that DOJ issued a letter to the 9th circuit essentially saying "rule or we'll go to SCOTUS without your ruling on the 31st" - so we've been in wait n see mode since Halloween awaiting their filing. 2/
So what happened today is essentially the administration's follow through on their original threat letter to the 9th Circuit. During that period of time the 9th Circuit never ruled. What was a bit different that happened today that wasn't mentioned in their letter is that 3/
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DACA UPDATE: DC district court partially stayed a previous order to fully reinstate #DACA. This means that USCIS will not accept first time applications or advance parole for now. DACA renewals are still being accepted. đź“Ł 1/
Three federal courts that have now said that the Trump administration’s termination of DACA was wrong. 2/ #ProtectDreamers
This development in the DC case eliminates Texas’ explanation for why they need an immediate halt to #DACA renewals. Simply put: they have no real argument. 3/
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6 years ago, the government began accepting the first applications for the #DACA program, changing the lives of 800,000 young immigrants who could now receive temporary protection from deportation, study, and legally work in the only country they have ever known. #ProtectDreamers
I was there when #Dreamers came to Navy Pier by the thousands to apply for #DACA. They just wanted the chance be a part of America’s future. nytimes.com/2012/08/16/us/…
Gloria was the 110th #Dreamer whose story I shared on the Senate floor. She’s a medical assistant and studying to be a clinical psychologist. Her story: facebook.com/SenatorDurbin/…
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I'm on a plane, so might as well do this. Feeling helpless about the family separations at the border? Guess what, there are many people & organizations who need your help & electeds who need to do more. Things you can do to help parents & kids at the border thread below. 1/
Let's start w/ Texas: One organization that could use your help is @netargv - who are they? Well, they are some of the best story-tellers of the border region, however, they are also kind souls taking donations for families sleeping outside of ports of entry in extreme heat 2/
Here's @netargv's fundraiser to help volunteers who go to Mexico to assist these families outside. My friend @lorellapraeli went down there last week & met a family who had been outside for 17 days. They need Diapers, Underwear, Bras, Baby wipes, etc.
netargv.com/2018/06/06/tak…
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NEWS: The federal district court in DC has just found @realDonaldTrump’s termination of #DACA unlawful. Here's what the decision means ↓ 1/
The court is ordering the #Trump administration to accept — for the first time since the #DACA rescission was announced in September — *new* applications from DACA-eligible immigrant youth, BUT NOT IMMEDIATELY. 2/
The court is giving the Trump administration 90 days to explain why they ended #DACA, which the administration has failed to do thus far. 3/
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