Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security funding bill, which guts Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents (DAPA) and had passed in the House, was filibustered in the Senate.
In the news this week, different congressional representatives weigh in on the impact this bill could have on the many young people striving to make a difference in their own lives, and in the lives of our country. Visit our blog for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.
Dick Durbin: Senate Democrats Will Block House DHS Bill [Politico]
Rick Santorum Gets it Wrong on Immigrants Holding U.S. Jobs [Huffington Post]
Senate Turns to Immigration Amid Return of Shutdown Rhetoric [Roll Call]
Immigrants Could Wait Until 2019 to Have Cases Resolved [The Washington Post]
Obama to Begin New Immigration Plan Rollout Feb. 18th [The Los Angeles Times]
Immigration Advocates Try to Assuage Fears Over Executive Action [Huffington Post]
Foreign Youths Find a Refuge With Foster Families [The Wall Street Journal]