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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): Home

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

refugeelibraries.org - This website is sponsored by Urban Librarians Unite and is an attempt to reach across the library community to provide resources to better serve refugee populations.

Articles & News 

"Immigrant Students Worry as Librarian Lends Support" by Deah Hester. School Library Journal, March 1, 2017. 

"Best Kids Books About Immigrations and Refugees" by Jen Gann. New York Magazine, February 8, 2017.

Additional Resources

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - Department of Homeland Security

Executive Office for Immigration Review - The United States Department of Justice

Resources for DACA and Undocumented Student (Framingham State University Libguide)

Form I-9 Inspection Overview - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Immigrant Rights - ACLU

National Map of Local Entanglement with ICE https://www.ilrc.org/local-enforcement-map - Immigrant Legal Resource Center

"How sanctuary cities work, and how Trump's executive order might affect them," by Darla Cameron. The Washington Post, January 25, 2017. 

"Resisting Donald Trump: Getting prepared to fight immigration raids and deportations," by Sarah Lazare, Alternet.  Salon, November 25, 2016.

Websites

ALA: Library Bill of Rights         http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill      

ALA: New Immigrants               http://www.ala.org/tools/atoz/new-immigrants

ALA: Resolution on Replacing the Library of Congress Subject Heading "Illegal Aliens" with "Undocumented Immigrants      http://www.ala.org/aboutala/sites/ala.org.aboutala/files/content/governance/council/council_documents/2016_mw_council_documents/cd_34_Resol_on_LC_Headings_11216_FINAL.pdf 

ALA: Services to new Immigrants Libguide      http://libguides.ala.org/c.php?g=622009&p=4332757

ALA: What is Sanctuary?     http://www.ala.org/advocacy/what-sanctuary
 

Multi-media

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces that the Trump administration is rescinding DACA, former President Obama's 2012 executive order that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

CNN. “Trump Administration Ends DACA, Calls It Unconstitutional.” YouTube, YouTube, 5 Sept. 2017, www.youtube.com/watch?v=oB8rAkpTDNQ.
 

As President Trump moves to end the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, listen to a few of the 800,000 affected by the program.

The New YorkTimes. “What 'Dreamers' Gained From DACA, and Stand to Lose.” YouTube, YouTube, 5 Sept. 2017, www.youtube.com/watch?v=65GThGSvVOI.

Advocacy Groups