Judge rules against Trump administration on rescinding DACA

Judge rules against Trump administration on rescinding DACA

January 11, 2018 3:51 AM

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday barred the Trump administration from turning back the Obama-era DACA program, Reuters reported, citing the judge’s ruling.

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday barred the Trump administration from turning back the Obama-era DACA program, which shielded more than 700,000 people from deportation, Reuters reported, citing the judge’s ruling.

Trump last year ended the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He gave Congress until March to find a fix.

Trump said he was willing to be flexible in finding an agreement as Democrats warned that the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants hung in the balance.

“I think my positions are going to be what the people in this room come up with,” Trump said during a Cabinet Room meeting with a bipartisan group of nearly two dozen lawmakers.

The Reuters report said U.S. District Judge William Alsup ruled that the program

 

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