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COMMENTARY

I’m 18 and I’m voting because my brother can’t

BY: - October 29, 2020

This year hasn’t turned out how I expected it to. This was a year with a lot of milestones for me. I was turning 18, graduating from high school, starting college and voting for the first time.  COVID-19 has affected every one of those milestones. I graduated from high school in a virtual ceremony, instead […]

COMMENTARY

The court’s DACA order is a reprieve, but only that

BY: - June 25, 2020

I was outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. a week ago as the news came down that in a 5-4 ruling, a conservative Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  It was an emotional moment, and things moved quickly.  DACA was implemented in […]

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration challenge to DACA

BY: - June 18, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday salvaged an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known as “Dreamers” to remain in the country without immediate fear of deportation. In a 5-4 decision, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court’s liberal wing in finding that the Trump administration […]