High Court Hears DACA: Procedure, Practicalities, Predictions

Law360 (November 18, 2019, 5:39 PM EST) -- On Nov. 12, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in consolidated cases concerning the immigration program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The justices seemed likely to rule that the Trump administration’s stated reasons for rescinding DACA are sufficient. This limited ruling would hand a narrow victory to the Trump administration.

As a legal matter, DACA is a 2012 executive order granting temporary protection from deportation to certain undocumented people who entered the United States as children. DACA recipients must satisfy several requirements. They must have resided in the United States since 2007, have a minimal to nonexistent...

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