Judge Maintains DACA Must Be Restored, Despite DHS Memo

By RJ Vogt (August 3, 2018, 9:10 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge doubled down on his finding that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security failed to rationalize its decision to roll back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying Friday the agency's "hodgepodge of illogical" assertions, outlined in a June memo, "simply will not do."

A federal judge faulted a memo signed by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, above, that gave the agency's explanation for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (AP) The ruling came in response to a June 22, three-page memo signed by DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, issued to comply with an April...

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