August 2022 Government & Community Relations Update

DHS issues DACA final rule but program remains in legal jeopardy

August 29, 2022
On August 24, the Biden administration finalized a rule that preserves and fortifies the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy for more than 600,000 so-called “Dreamers” to defer removal of certain noncitizens who years earlier came to the U.S. as children.

CHIPS and Science Act passes Congress

August 9, 2022
The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 passed both chambers of Congress and was signed by President Joe Biden on August 9.