Immigration advocates call again for DACA renewal in Congress, as possible end looms

By: - October 11, 2022 2:15 pm

Immigration activists told U.S. Senate Democrats Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, that Congress needs to act to give young people brought to the U.S. unlawfully a path to citizenship. Here, from left, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), DACA recipients and other lawmakers celebrate thin the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals legislation that gave certain immigrant youths a work permit and protection from deportation. The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ths month upheld a lower court ruling declaring the program illegal. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa, States Newsroom
Ariana Figueroa, States Newsroom

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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