News Roundup for Week of June 24th

This week saw several Supreme Court rulings, an immigration officials shakeup, and new court rulings on the U.S. Census citizenship question. Read our weekly news roundup for the week of June 24th to learn more!

DACA – Overview and Updates

This post is researched by Sawsan Selim. DACA: This term has been plastered all over mass media; it is dominating dialogue and fueling political debate, locally and federally. It is a term that has warranted outrage, causing thousands to flood representatives with phone calls, emails, and visits and take to the streets in demonstration. And yes, it is that important …

Temporary Injunction on DACA

Press Release from Secretary Jeh C. Johnson of the Department of Homeland Security´╗┐ on the recent court ruling regarding DACA and DAPA.


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published a long list of frequently asked questions on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We encourage anyone who might be affected by the DACA program to read their full FAQ on the USCIS website.

Children of Undocumented Immigrants Seek Status

From Reuters: “The United States will begin accepting applications on Feb. 18 for temporary legal status from children of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States with their parents, under a plan announced by President Barack Obama last November.

Requesting DACA Reminder

Elkhalil Law wants to remind current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries seeking to renew their DACA grants to do so in a timely manner.

Immigration Law Terms: What do they mean?

You may be seeing a lot of new terms and abbreviations as of late due to the new executive order by President Obama released on November 20th. We’ve put together a few of the trending terms and definitions in this post as a helpful reference.