Rhode Island to pay immigrants’ DACA renewal costs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says more than $170,000 has been secured to cover the renewal fees for local recipients of a program that shields immigrants brought to the country illegally when they were children from deportation.

The Democratic governor announced Monday that through the “generosity of several local and national funders,” no state resident who’s in the program will need to pay the $495 application fee to apply for a two-year extension of...

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