Biden administration takes new steps to preserve Obama-era DACA immigration program

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From article: The Biden-Harris Administration continues to take action to protect Dreamers...
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Priscilla Alvarez
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22 September 2021
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National News
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The Biden administration Monday morning took steps to save the Obama-era DACA program that shields hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation...

As of March 31, there were 616,030 DACA recipients, the majority of whom are from Mexico. [NOTE: Dreamers number in the millions]

"The Biden-Harris Administration continues to take action to protect Dreamers and recognize their contributions to this country," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas...

CAIRCO Research

'DREAMers' total 3.6M, far more than DACA recipients, USA Today, Jan 18, 2018

White House: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration. Learn more about the people who carry out the priorities of the Biden-Harris Administration-

Texas Federal Judge Rules Obama’s DACA Program Illegal, Blocks New Illegal Alien Applicants, Breitbart, July 21, 2021