“Supreme Court rules against Trump’s bid to end program shielding ‘Dreamer’ immigrants”
Editor’s note: After the Trump Administration went before the Supreme Court and argued to allow an employer to fire someone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last Monday that it is illegal to do so. Today, the the Supreme Court ruled against Trump’s desire to deport certain immigrant children by ending DACA. The U. S. Supreme Court has been our last bastion of hope as Trump has sought to upend our country’s support of basic human rights! These are stunning victories against Trump’s assault on our nation’s values.
- The Supreme Court ruled against President Donald Trump on Thursday in a set of cases over his effort to end the Obama-era immigration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
- The program shields certain young immigrants from deportation and allows them to receive work permits.
- There were about 700,000 DACA recipients at the time Trump ordered the program to wind down in September 2017.
“Rather than challenge the program on policy grounds, Trump and attorneys for his administration have argued that former President Barack Obama lacked the legal authority to implement the program in the first place,” by Tuicker Higgins, CNBC. Read more