(Washington Examiner) The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up a dispute over President Trump’s efforts to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The court will decide next term whether the Trump administration's decision to end the Obama-era program was unlawful, with a decision to be handed down by the end of June 2020, amid the heat of the presidential campaign. DACA protects immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children from the threat of deportation.
The Trump administration announced in September 2017 it would be terminating the DACA program, which effects roughly 700,000 immigrants, and gave Congress until March 2018 to codify the protections into law.
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