|DREAMERS may be drivers in all states now.|
This new clarification from the federal government will give DREAMers a tool with which they can contend those states' rulings.
In a separate release, the administration also updated statistics on the DACA program. As of Thursday, USCIS had received 407,899 requests for deferred action (an average of 80,000 per month since the program began). Of these, 394,533 had been accepted and 154,404 approved.
Interestingly, USCIS received an average of less than 1,500 requests per day in January, down from a high of more than 5,700 per day in October soon after the program began accepting applications. The majority of DACA recipients continue to hail from Mexico and reside in California.
Source: American Immigration Council "Immigration Impact"