US Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order

06:20  14 january  2018
06:20  14 january  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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"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. Trump called the order "unfair," and suggested that it would be reversed by a higher court .

U.S. Resumes Accepting DACA Renewals . Immigration agency to accept renewal applications from Dreamers ‘until further notice’. Mr. Trump complained on Twitter about the court ruling after it was issued and predicted that the decision would be overturned.

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and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was rescinded on Sept. 5, 2017," the update said.

Trump rescinded the program in September, arguing that former President Barack Obama exceeded his constitutional authority in creating the program in the first place.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.


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