Rose Cuison Villazor's article on the future of Dreamers features in New York Times

Migration Research Cluster

The New York Times recently published Rose Cuison Villazor's research titled "What Do Dreamers Do Now?" Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the White House’s plan to rescind protections for young immigrants who arrived in the United States illegally as children, but with a six-month grace period to let Congress respond.

At least two things are clear. First, the government must continue to treat current DACA recipients as people with deferred action, who should not be removed unless they violate the terms of DACA.  Second, and most important, is what the government does with the information Dreamers gave it as part of their application — information that amounts to an admission of their having entered the country illegally, albeit without their knowledge, since they were children at the time.

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