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“Is This White House Aide Trying To Sink A Deal On DACA?”


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WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 02: Senior Advisor to the President for Policy Stephen Miller talks to reporters about President Donald Trump’s support for creating a ‘merit-based immigration system’ in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House August 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Earlier in the day President Donald Trump signed bipartisan legislation into law placing new sanctions on Russia and reducing his ability to lift the sanctions on Moscow. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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“Trump Doubles Down On DACA Decision By Putting 440,000 More Immigrants At Risk Of Deportation”


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“Fresh off Donald Trump’s recent decision to rescind former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the administration is now considering removing protections for hundreds of thousands more immigrants.

According to CNN, a move similar to Trump’s recent DACA decision could be on the horizon, which could lead to nearly a half a million immigrants losing their protections under the law.”  MORE

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“States file lawsuit challenging Trump decision on Dreamers”


POLITICUS USA

“NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fifteen states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end protections and benefits for young people who were brought into the United States illegally as children.

The multistate lawsuit filed by a group of Democratic attorneys general on Wednesday to protect beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program argues their state economies will be hurt if residents lose their status.

The lawsuit seeks to block Trump’s decision and maintain DACA.” MORE

“Donald Trump Is Making Someone Else Face The Cameras To Announce DACA’s Fate”


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“Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a vocal opponent of the Obama-era program, will do the job instead on Tuesday. And he won’t be taking questions.”  MORE

“Trump Expected To Rescind DACA, Senior Official Says”


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“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to rescind an Obama-era policy that protects nearly 600,000 immigrants who entered the country illegally as children, but plans to let them stay until their work permits expire, a senior administration official said on Thursday.

Trump’s decision could be announced as early as Friday but could also come next week, the official said.”  MORE

“Supreme Court Doubts Texas Has A Legal Right To Challenge Immigration Policy”


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“WASHINGTON — An eight-member Supreme Court appeared skeptical on Monday that President Barack Obama’s decision to defer deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants could be subject to a multi-state legal challenge in a court of law.

At issue in the 90-minute hearing in United States v. Texas — perhaps the most deeply political and consequential case the justices will decide this year — are the president’s executive actions on immigration, which have been on hold for more than a year as a result of a conservative challenge from Texas and 25 other states.”  MORE