We at the Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Justice (“Center for Immigration Law”) are extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s opinion on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of California, 591 U.S. __ (2020), the majority of the Supreme Court held that the federal government’s rescission of DACA was “arbitrary and capricious.” It recognized that DACA was a policy that did more than provide deferred action, but also provided benefits such as allowing DACA recipients to work. By arbitrarily revoking DACA, the federal government failed to consider DACA recipients’ legitimate reliable interests on the policy. This historic […]
The New Jersey Bar Association Foundation issued a Special Immigration Edition on various contemporary immigration issues. It includes discussions of President Trump’s rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the NJ State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s Immigrant Trust Directive, and the proposal to include citizenship in the U.S. Census. The articles include quotes from CILPJ Director Rose Cuison Villazor and affiliate faculty Professor Alan Hyde.