Immigrants, States Say Wolf Lacks Authority To Limit DACA

Law360 (August 28, 2020, 12:42 PM EDT) -- Young immigrants and states lobbed the first legal challenges Friday to the Trump administration's latest attempt to roll back DACA, claiming that acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf was illegally appointed and lacked the authority to end the immigration program.

In a proposed class action, advocacy organization Make the Road New York and nine young immigrants urged a federal court in Brooklyn to strike down Wolf's July memo scaling back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era program that gives work permits and deportation relief to young unauthorized immigrants.

Citing a recent congressional watchdog report finding...

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