Immigration: The Great Divide

College students from immigrant families say they're living in scary new world

College students from immigrant families say they're living in scary new world

From the outside, there may be nothing obviously different about college students from immigrant families since President Trump took office. But to the students, the world feels like a much different place. But to the students themselves, whether they are citizens whose parents are undocumented, naturalized citizens or those with DACA – registered under the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for those brought to this country illegally as youth – the world feels like a much different place as they keep up with classes, family, friends and breaking news about immigration crackdowns.

GALLERIES: Immigration: The Great Divide

With DACA renewal deadline past, locals look to Congress

President Donald Trump’s decision last month to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — he gave recipients until Thursday to renew their applications and called on Congress to act — turned thousands of lives upside down.

Giant photo of toddler peers over U.S.-Mexico border wall

A photo of a giant toddler stands in Mexico and peers over a steel wall dividing the country from the U.S.

Region's 'Dreamers' face uncertain future without DACA

On Tuesday, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the future became less clear for thousands of participants.

Trump's DACA plan would pass hot potato to Congress

Some top Republicans are embracing a plan President Donald Trump is expected to announce Tuesday for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, while others are denouncing it as the beginning of a "civil war" within the party.

A back road to hope: U.S. immigrants stream over into Canada

They have come from all over the United States, piling out of taxis, pushing strollers and pulling luggage, to the end of a country road in the north woods.

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Malloy's right, no state duty to back Trump policy

Connecticut is not required to use its resources to support a move by the president to pursue a wrongheaded policy.

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