Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Trump on Ending DACA

A three-judge panel ruled 2 to 1 that the Trump administration violated federal statute when it tried to end the DACA program without adequately explaining why.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 that the Trump administration violated federal statute when it tried to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program without adequately explaining why. The ruling overturns…

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