A compendium of my writings defending the morality and legality of this program - but also warning that it remains imperiled unless and until Congress passes a law institutionalizing it.
A new bill could give some hope to "Documented Dreamers."
President Barack Obama's government deported more people than any other administration in history.
Obama was also no immigration hero.
Just about everyone—conservatives, progressives, libertarians—should be glad to say goodbye to this cruel approach to immigration policy.
President-elect Joe Biden has promised to fully reinstate DACA. But such a move will surely be challenged in court. Here's an easy way to reduce the risk that such challenges might succeed.
Professor Christopher Walker explores a potential wrinkle in the DACA decision.
Professor Zach Price on the Chief Justice Roberts' Decision in Dept. of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California
This Week Confirmed That Control of the Supreme Court Will Be a Critical Part of Trump's Reelection Strategy
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The decision is only a temporary reprieve for DACA recipients, and still permits Trump or a future president to repeal the program if he is willing to pay the political price of doing so.
Defying expectations, Roberts joined with the four liberals on the court to rule against the Trump administration's elimination of the program.
Supreme Court Holds Trump Administration Rescission of DACA Was "Arbitrary and Capricious" (Updated)
In what appears to be a quite narrow ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts holds that if Trump wants to get rid of DACA, he'll have to try again.
Trump is caught in a trap of his own making.
Plus: the effects of restrictive zoning on education access, DACA's uncertain future at the Supreme Court, and Mayor Pete's miraculous surge
What one executive does, another can undo.
House Tries To Give 'Dreamers' a Path to Citizenship, but Mitch McConnell Won't Even Consider the Bill
The Senate majority leader says he will not allow a vote on it, despite widespread support for the measure.
The RAISE Act would strongly prioritize high-skilled immigrants.
ICE Detained a Flight Attendant and DACA Recipient for 6 Weeks, All Because She Worked on a Flight to Mexico
Selene Saavedra Roman was taken into custody in a Houston airport.
But Democrats shouldn't simply walk away.
Denying Trump a symbolic victory isn't a good reason to play with the lives of Dreamers.
The man who derided Mitt Romney for being extreme is now to the right of the Know Nothings.
They are doing an end run around House Speaker Ryan to force a floor vote on a Dreamer fix
The student handbook makes it clear that students broke university policy.
El Paso Democrat, trying to change Texas from red to blue, talks about guns, weed, and how we've already got "record safety and security on our border"
He should make a peace offering to Congress now or suffer midterm losses.
So it's come to this.
Republicans Who Think Trump Has Gone Soft Have a Plan: Criminalize Dreamers, Slash Legal Immigration, and Invade Americans' Privacy
The Securing America's Future Act is a nativist nightmare.
It'll throw millions more immigrants under the bus than it'll save.
Their poison pill demands are making a deal nearly impossible.
The GOP is declaring war on Dreamers.
Matt Welch talks with Slate Capitol Hill reporter Jim Newell, as well as Michael Shermer and Erin Gloria Ryan, on SiriusXM Insight at 2 pm ET
Like millions of Americans but with more emojis, the convicted/commuted leaker and would-be senator has views that don't fit neatly into our two-party mold.
His heart is in the right place, but his conclusion is faulty.
Citing Trump's "flawed legal premise," a federal court temporarily stops the administration from ending DACA.
Lawmakers should be prepared to shutdown the government to escape it
The bill advances lowers corporate and individual tax rates while setting the stage for large increases in the deficit.
Congress shouldn't hand it.
The Trump Administration Wants to Holds Dreamers Hostage to Advance a Sweeping Restrictionist Agenda
Nativists have taken charge of immigration in the White House