Friday, September 22, 2017

Trump Admin Announces DACA Phaseout Details

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Following President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action Against Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials announced implementation details.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on September 5 that DACA, an executive amnesty created under the Obama Administration, would be phased out over a six-month period, Breitbart News reported.
“I’m here today to announce that the program known as DACA that was effectuated by the Obama administration is being rescinded,” Sessions told reporters. He called for an “orderly and lawful wind-down.”
USCIS officials announced on Tuesday the governments plan to begin phasing out the program that many legal scholars believe began illegally.
Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke
“The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will provide a limited, six-month window during which it will consider certain requests for DACA and applications for work authorization, under specific parameters,” officials wrote in Tuesday’s announcement.
Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke wrote: --->
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