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Trump administration tells Supreme Court it ‘owns’ termination of DACA program

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it has decided that the program that shields from deportation young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children should end regardless of its legality, and there would ...

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Trump said ‘DACA is dead’ but his administration approved 55,000 applications just this year

WASHINGTON – “DACA is dead,” President Donald Trump said in his anti-immigrant Twitter storm Sunday. But according to statistics released Monday by the Justice Department, the Trump administration has approved tens of thousands of applications in recent months for the ...

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Federal judge weighs ordering DACA restart

WASHINGTON – A federal judge said Wednesday he is considering ordering the Trump administration to restart the “dreamers” program and accept new applications for protection from deportation by undocumented immigrants brought here as children. Such a ruling by U.S. District ...

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Supreme Court decision on ‘dreamers’ puts pressure back on Congress to act

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court declined Monday to intervene in a legal battle over the fate of the “dreamers” under President Donald Trump, effectively extending a temporary reprieve to young undocumented immigrants shielded from deportation and providing Congress more time ...

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overrule decision on DACA documents

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court Friday to overrule a lower court’s decision that officials turn over internal documents that led to the decision to rescind the program protecting immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. A panel ...

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Activists file lawsuit challenging Trump immigration changes

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Nurimaro Park, 26, is one of about 800,000 people who had benefited from an Obama-era program that extended protections to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. While he knew the significance of the protection ...

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Judge: Have politicians, not court, settle immigration issue

NEW YORK — A judge said Thursday he’d prefer that politicians in Washington, not the courts, settle the issue of what to do about thousands of immigrants brought into the United States illegally when they were children. U.S. District Judge ...

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Trump: GOP leaders ‘on board’ in immigration talks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was “fairly close” to a deal with congressional leaders to preserve protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants living illegally in America and declared that Republican leaders were “very much ...

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Young immigrants vow to fight Trump’s halt of program

PHOENIX — Immigrants are vowing to fight to stay in the U.S. and advocates are launching campaigns including fundraisers and registration drives after the Trump administration announced it would dismantle a program that protected hundreds of thousands of young people ...

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New York officials vow to sue over Trump decision to end DACA

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman say New York will sue over President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program protecting young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children. The two Democrats say ending the program allowing ...

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