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Supreme Court Will Most Likely Not Hear Trump's DACA Appeal

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Supreme Court Will Most Likely Not Hear Trump's DACA Appeal
The court took no action on Trump's appeal to end DACA, meaning the undocumented young people it protects will remain at least until end of the year.
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Friday was the last day for the U.S. Supreme Court to schedule hearings on appeals for this term. But the court took no action on President Trump's request to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. That means the young undocumented immigrants that DACA protects from deportation will remain at least for another ten months.

DACA was implemented in 2012 by former president Barack Obama to shield about 700,000 undocumented immigrants who were under the age of 16 when they were brought to the U.S. by their parents.

 

Any new cases the Supreme Court accepts won't be heard until the new term begins October 1st, so DACA is most likely safe until at least then.

This is the second time that the Trump administration has taken their appeal to end DACA to the Supreme Court. The justices rejected the first appeal last year as premature.