After Supreme Court win, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy still faces challenges, experts say

Photo of DACA protests at UC Berkeley
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In a virtual discussion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, panelists covered the significance of upcoming elections, Supreme Court decisions and the Black Lives Matter movement in relation to both DACA and undocumented immigrants.

Panelists discussed the current state of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, policy and some of its limitations in a Thursday virtual event presented by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies, or IGS.
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UC Berkeley grad nominated to federal court judgeship

President Barack Obama has nominated Los Angeles lawyer and UC Berkeley alumnus Paul Watford to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Watford, an Orange County native,  served as a clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski, who is now chief judge of the Ninth Circuit, as well as U.S. Supreme Court Justice
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UC professional schools seek to ease student financial burden

Due to a sudden increase in systemwide student fees, several professional schools at campuses throughout the University of California are seeking ways to help ease the financial burden and anxiety of their students. Last week, both UC Berkeley and UCLA’s law schools announced that they will offer scholarships to their
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