U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Tuesday ruled against Donald Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, granting a pretrial injunction that bars the administration from carrying out plans to scrap the program, Reuters reports.
In the middle of the intense political fight about the DACA program for dreamers, a federal judge in California just issued a nationwide injunction ordering the administration to start the program back up again, saying the decision to kill it was improper. pic.twitter.com/Op9zneahWy# p #2_10 # ad skipped = true #
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The decision comes as Trump on Tuesday held a bipartisan White House meeting on immigration reform, insisting any DACA resolution must also contain funding for a border wall, one of the president’s signature campaign promises.
WOW: Federal judge orders the Trump administration roll back its rescission of #DACA. Basically, to put it back on the books!# p #6_10 # ad skipped = true #
“The agency action was not in accordance with law because it was based on the flawed legal premise that the agency lacked authority to implement DACA.” https://t.co/W3e5PrS9ls# p #7_10 # ad skipped = true #
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DACA, which was implemented by former president Barack Obama, is a program that allows children who were brought to the United States illegal to received deferred action from deportation.