A federal judge ruled on Friday afternoon that the Trump administration must restart the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. . .
The program itself provides temporary opportunities for children who were brought into the United States illegally to remain in the country. Some 800,000 people, nicknamed “Dreamers,” have been allowed to stay in the country under DACA.
President Trump followed through on a campaign promise last September when he ended DACA, but did it in a way that allowed beneficiaries to continue using the program temporarily and it gave Congress a chance to pass a legislation to fix the situation. (Read more from “Federal Judge Rules Trump Administration Must Fully Restart the DACA Program” HERE)