Bloomberg Law: High Court Saves Jobs of Dreamers on Pandemic’s Frontlines

IRLI In The News

June 18, 2020

By Genevieve Douglas

More than 200,000 “Dreamers” on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic saw their jobs preserved for now after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an Obama-era program that allows young, undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the country.

“This ruling is a deep sigh of relief for hundreds of thousands of dreamers” who participate in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, said Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. “But it’s also a sigh of relief for Americans who employ DACA recipients, and frankly have come to depend on them.” Read the full story at Bloomberg Law.

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