Judge: Trump Administration Must Take New DACA Applications

The Trump administration must accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects some young immigrants from deportation, a federal judge ruled, in vacating a memo from the acting Homeland Security secretary that had suspended it.

  • Published 4 December 2020
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration must accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects some young immigrants from deportation, a federal judge ruled Friday, in vacating a memo from the acting Homeland Security secretary that had suspended it. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said the government had to post a public notice within three days that new DACA applications were being accepted. The ruling follows one from November…

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