US States threaten to sue if Trump scraps DACA

01:23  05 september  2017
01:23  05 september  2017 Source:   The Hill

Ryan says Trump shouldn't end DACA

  Ryan says Trump shouldn't end DACA "I actually don't think he should do that and I believe that this is something Congress has to fix," Ryan told WCLO Janesville.House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said Friday he doesn't think President Trump should cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

At least two states are threatening to sue if President Trump decides to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D) said Monday that his state will sue Trump if ends the program

Ten states have asked to Trump Administration to end the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program by September 5th, and to refrain from renewing or issuing new DACA permits.

States threaten to sue if Trump scraps DACA © Provided by The Hill States threaten to sue if Trump scraps DACA

At least two states are threatening to sue if President Trump decides to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D) said Monday that his state will sue Trump if ends the program, which shields from deportation undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as minors and received work permits.

"If President Trump follows through on his reported decision to cancel DACA after a six-month delay, the Washington Attorney General's Office will file suit to halt this cruel and illegal policy and defend DACA recipients," Ferguson said in a statement.

Trump to end DACA with 6-month delay: report

  Trump to end DACA with 6-month delay: report <p>President Trump has made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay, Politico reported on Sunday.</p>President Trump has made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay, Politico reported on Sunday.

A group of 10 Republican state attorneys general and one governor are threatening to sue the Trump administration if it does not rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ), the Obama executive action that granted amnesty to more than one million undocumented immigrants.

“President Trump ’s decision to end the DACA program would be cruel, gratuitous, and devastating to tens of thousands of New Yorkers—and I will sue to protect them.” While New York is the first state to threaten to sue the federal government if they discontinue DACA , state Attorneys General from

"We have been working closely with legal teams around the country, and we expect to be joined by other states in this action."

Ferguson's statement comes after New York's governor and attorney general also said their state would sue if Trump ends the Obama-era program.

Nearly 800,000 immigrants have received deportation deferrals under the program, which began in 2012.

Trump is expected to end the program with a six-month delay, giving Congress the opportunity to step in and pass legislation, according to multiple reports.

The White House has said that there will make a formal announcement on the future of the program Tuesday.

Trump admin talking points: DACA recipients should prepare to leave US .
The Trump administration is advising beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to "prepare for and arrange their departure from the United States," ABC News reported Tuesday.

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