House Republicans Vote to Unravel Executive Actions Announced Last November

Posted on January 14, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

The House passed a bill today that would fund the Department of Homeland Security through September 2015, but will block funding for the Executive Action programs announced by President Obama in November 2014, including the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program, and the extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that reaches more individuals than the original 2012 DACA program. As the bill makes its way to the Senate, Democrats have vowed to stop these contested parts of the DHS Appropriations bill to ensure that they do not survive.

Obama Administration will Delay Action on Immigration until After Elections

Posted on September 06, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

The New York Times has reported that White House Officials have stated today that President Obama will wait to take any executive action to protect immigrant families from deportation.

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