US Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order

06:20  14 january  2018
06:20  14 january  2018 Source:   The Hill

Trump: DACA 'probably dead' because of Democrats

  Trump: DACA 'probably dead' because of Democrats President Trump said Sunday that the program protecting young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children is "probably dead," placing the blame on Democrats. "DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military," Trump wrote on Twitter.Trump announced last year that he would rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but provided Congress with six months to craft a legislative fix.

"Due to a federal court order , USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA ," USCIS said in an update posted online Saturday. 5, 2017," the update said. In his order on Tuesday, Alsup said that the Trump administration 's move to rescind DACA was done

"Due to a federal court order , USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA ," USCIS said in an update posted online Saturday. But Trump also urged lawmakers to act swiftly to codify DACA 's protections into law.

a man standing in front of a crowd © Provided by The Hill U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said on Saturday that it has begun allowing certain young, undocumented immigrants to renew protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

The move comes after U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued a preliminary injunction this week blocking President Trump's decision to end the Obama-era program, which granted temporary reprieve from deportation to hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, often called "dreamers."

"Due to a federal court order, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA," USCIS said in an update posted online Saturday.

"Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was rescinded on Sept. 5, 2017," the update said.

Trump rescinded the program in September, arguing that former President Barack Obama exceeded his constitutional authority in creating the program in the first place. But Trump also urged lawmakers to act swiftly to codify DACA's protections into law.

--Updated at 10:43 p.m.


Trump tweets about DACA amid 's**thole' controversy .
President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to blame Democrats for stalled immigration negotiations."I don't believe the Democrats really want to see a deal on DACA. They are all talk and no action," Trump tweeted. "This is the time but, day by day, they are blowing the one great opportunity they have.

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