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For young immigrants protected under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the future remains uncertain.

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Understanding a federal court’s decision to keep the much-debated DACA program that protects young immigrants.

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Thirty-four Republican Congressman, including two from Illinois, sent a letter Tuesday to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan calling for “a permanent legislative solution” for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients before year’s end.

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Since coming to the U.S. a decade ago, Alejandra Duran-Arreola is on the cusp of becoming a doctor.

The possibility of a DACA repeal, its impact on the Illinois health system and the future of medical students: A special report from DePaul University’s Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.

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President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has Illinois politicians at odds.

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President Donald Trump has said he expects Congress to use the next six months to come up with a way to “legalize DACA.” But given the level of dysfunction in Congress, can that happen?

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Local reaction the Trump administration’s announcement to end the program that protected those brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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As inauguration day grows closer, so does the fear for some young immigrants that their status in the U.S. will be revoked.

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The first young immigrant in Illinois to receive work authorization under President Obama's deportation-relief order is now working for a U.S. congressman. We bring you his story.