Court: Noncitizens Can Get Phoenix Housing Aid; Darius Amiri, Chair Of Rose Law Group Immigration Department, Comments

By Jen Fifield, Alison Steinbach | Arizona Republic Immigrants without permanent legal status in the U.S. are eligible for the housing and utility assistance programs Phoenix created for those hurt by COVID-19, a federal court ruled Wednesday. The judgeruled that Phoenix is not allowed to exclude “unqualified aliens” such as undocumented immigrants from its federally funded COVID-19 relief programs by requiring applicants to show proof …

Darius Amiri, Chair Of Rose Law Group Immigration Law, Comments On DACA Restoration

By Camilo Montoya-Galvez | CBS News A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to fully restore an Obama-era initiative that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, requiring officials to open the program to new applicants for the first time since 2017. Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn instructed the …

Federal court orders Trump Admin to comply with Supreme Court DACA ruling, start accepting new applications; ruling is ‘right decision,’ says RLG Immigration Chair Darius Amiri

By Alison Durkee | Forbes A federal court ruled Friday that the Trump administration must begin to operate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program again, after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has continued to not accept new applications for the immigration program despite a Supreme Court ruling last month that reinstated DACA. The U.S. District Court for the District of …

Trump says upcoming immigration measure will include DACA; exec order not enough, says RLG Immigration Chair Darius Amiri

By Franco Ordonez | NPR President Trump on Friday said he plans to unveil sometime in the next month an immigration measure that he said would include some protections for DACA — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that provides for work permits and other protections for people brought to the U.S. as children by undocumented parents. Trump had …

High court ruling ‘a win, but tomorrow is not a guarantee’

Farah Eltohamy and Ellie Borst | Cronkite News via Indian Country Today PHOENIX – For almost three years, Phoenix resident Jennifer Rodriguez Garcia said she has lived with the fear immigration officials will deport her to a country she has never known and separate her from her 2-year-old daughter. Until Thursday. “Today I can breathe again,” Rodriguez Garcia said, after …

‘I can breathe again’: DACA recipients, experts — including RLG Immigration Chair Darius Amiri — react to Supreme Court ruling

By Farah Eltohamy and Ellie Borst | Cronkite News PHOENIX – For almost three years, Phoenix resident Jennifer Rodriguez Garcia said she has lived with the fear immigration officials will deport her to a country she has never known and separate her from her 2-year-old daughter. Until Thursday. “Today I can breathe again,” Rodriguez Garcia said, after learning that the Supreme Court reversed …