4 more states sue Trump administration for canceling DACA

4 more states sue Trump administration for canceling DACA

4 more states sue Trump administration for canceling DACA

"The lawsuit alleges that the federal government's rescission of DACA violates the promises made to these young people-97 percent of whom are in school or in the workforce-who have relied on the law to make important decisions about their lives", Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson said in a statement.

On the morning of September 5, President Donald Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

The first vote was on a resolution expressing opposition to President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

In wake of the decision to repeal DACA, people organized to protest across the nation.

He'll then visit the city's Mexican consulate where he will discuss Trump's decision to end a program that protects from deportation young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children or whose parents overstayed visas.

"That's the current crisis mode that we're in, trying to get the applications for that group filed", said Jorge Barón, executive director of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.

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Area colleges this week have sought to reassure students after the Trump administration announced it would phase out an Obama-era immigration program that protects about 120,000 Texans from deportation.

DACA protections last for two years, and current recipients whose work permits expire between now and March 5, 2018, can apply to renew them by October 5, the HuffPost reports.

Short while speaking at a roundtable event hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, rebuffed the claim, stating that the administration wouldn't want to complicate its position by making demands that could create difficulties for many lawmakers.

Trump canceled the order to force Congress to pass legislation to authorize action to deal with the young undocumented aliens.

Lopez says that even though he's married to a USA citizen, he does not have a path to citizenship, because he was brought to the US illegally as a teenager. According to reports, by March 31, 240,700 people had applied for renewal in the 2017 fiscal year, and nearly 800,000 renewals had been approved over the entirety of the program. Trump plans to end the program in six months and those whose DACA permits expire by March 5, 2018, have until October 5 of this year to renew them. "It did not assess the costs of rescinding DACA to the hundreds of thousands of Dreamers or to the schools and communities in which they live, study and work".

"I believe we can and should respect the rule of law while also dealing with this issue in a humane and compassionate way, and that's the approach I believe the administration and members of both parties in Congress should take as we look at legislative solutions on this issue".

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