The Fifth Circuit said a federal district judge in Texas should take another look at the program following the revisions adopted by the Biden administration, leaving the future of DACA up in the air.
A federal judge in Texas last year declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program dead but left it intact while his order is appealed by the Justice Department and advocacy groups.
Luis Grijalva qualified to run track for his home country of Guatemala. But, being a DACA recipient, the Arizona college student needed a special permit to leave the United States in order to return.
President Biden, who spoke Monday to the nation's largest Latino civil rights group, is under pressure to make good on his promises to fix the immigration system.
Texas and several other states argued then-President Barack Obama had overstepped his authority by creating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in 2012. Federal District Judge Andrew Hanen agreed.
A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked President Biden's 100-day moratorium on most deportations. One man who was scheduled for deportation is tangled in the bureaucratic morass.
As a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, Potes will study at the University of Oxford. His parents settled in Miami after fleeing Colombia when he was 4. He is a new graduate of Columbia University in New York.
Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis instructed the Department of Homeland Security to begin accepting new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as soon as Monday.
President Trump's immigration policies are on the line and many are hoping Joe Biden will follow through on pledges to help immigrants and asylum-seekers if he wins the election.
State Attorney General Xavier Becerra will challenge new restrictions aimed at limiting Deferred Action for Childhod Arrivals applications while the Trump administration aims to end the program.