DACA Advocates Seek Contempt Ruling On Trump Admin.

By Jennifer Doherty (August 17, 2020, 10:10 PM EDT) -- A nonprofit coalition is asking a Maryland federal court to sanction the Trump administration, saying the government is intentionally misleading the public and disobeying multiple court orders after the U.S. Supreme Court instructed it to reinstate the Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

In a motion filed late Friday, advocacy groups led by Casa de Maryland called on U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm to hold the government in contempt for changes made to DACA, an Obama-era program that provides deportation relief and other benefits to unauthorized immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

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