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Being Right: Debating DACA – Balancing Morality and Legality

Ryan Zoellner, Maroon-News Staff

September 21, 2017

On June 15, 2012, Barack Obama gave a speech announcing the implementation of an executive order titled “The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals,” otherwise known as DACA. The program was designed to waive the immigration status of children brought to the United States illegally for a renewable peri...

What’s Left: Debating DACA – Balancing Morality and Legality

James Goldin, Maroon-News Staff

September 21, 2017

The most recent shouting match in American politics has been the debate over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This Obama-era policy allows certain immigrants to obtain work permits for a period of two years, which would then be renewable upon good behavior. This has kept illegal immigran...

Colgate Responds to DACA Decision

Protests occur outside of the White House in response to President Trump’s decision to end DACA. 

Emily Rahhal, Maroon-News Staff

September 14, 2017

Colgate’s administration reaffirmed the university’s commitment to supporting students reliant on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program following President Trump’s decision to end the program, announced on Tuesday, September 5.Trump is now calling upon Congress to find altern...

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