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DACA Rollback Suits Trimmed, But Allowed To Proceed

Law360, New York (November 9, 2017, 10:37 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge trimmed two suits challenging the rollback of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Thursday, nixing some claims regarding notice and information use, but preserving key procedural and racial animus allegations.

U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis dismissed a total of four claims from the two suits, which are fighting the termination of the DACA program. The program gives deportation protection and work authorization to certain young immigrants, but the Trump administration has decided to end it.

In his order, Judge...
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Case Information

Case Title

Batalla Vidal, et al. v. Nielsen, et al.

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision


Nicholas G. Garaufis

Date Filed

August 25, 2016


Government Agencies

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