The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The Department of Homeland Security issued new guidelines Tuesday that would enforce President Donald Trump’s executive orders that crack down on illegal immigration. The directives, though, don’t affect one of the Obama administration’s landmark programs DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Former President Obama created it to keep approved young immigrants in the country.
While people regularly give coats and outgrown shoes to those in need, homeless shelters—and the women who live there—are often without essentials like bras and feminine hygiene products. A grassroots effort called Support The Girls is trying to change that.
- Tonight at 9pm on KERA TV: @frontlinepbs & @npr explore the past, present and future of the Guantanamo Bay prison.… https://t.co/dy1sRQ3qex, 5 hours ago
- Tonight at 7pm: Journey through author & activist @DrMayaAngelou's life. Then enter KERA's student essay contest!… https://t.co/94IuiF6Xyu, 7 hours ago
- Searching for stability, this #DACA recipient worries about her future in the U.S. under President Trump.… https://t.co/4uGggpwVEk, 7 hours ago
- Jury selection starts today in the trial of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. https://t.co/YBZuFWEoIv, 13 hours ago