While still defending its action, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is clarifying it's decision to deport a young immigrant who was enrolled in a program to protect him from deportation. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.
Fewer undocumented students in California are applying for college financial aid, likely because of deportation fears. That's prompted an urgent message from college students days before the March 2 Cal Grant deadline. Capital Public Radio's Steve Milne reports.
Immigrants rights groups across the state are celebrating the decision this week by the U. S. Supreme Court to hear a case challenging President Obama's immigration orders. KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more on what's at stake by the high court taking the case.
In 2012, President Obama announced an immigration program providing a two-year work permit and a promise not to deport undocumented children who came to the United States. However, with Obama leaving office after next year's election, it is uncertain how long the program will stay alive. KVCR's Jhoann Acosta tells us more.
[This story was co-edited by Matt Ornelas]
According to numbers released by U.S. Citizenship and Information Services, more than 11-thousand young immigrants have had their DACA status and work permits expire due to delays in the renewal process.