Did former President Barack Obama break the law when he created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA)? At least one federal judge believes he did.
“A federal judge in Texas ruled in favor of blocking new applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Friday, stating that former President Barack Obama did not have the legal authority to offer protections to undocumented children brought to the U.S. from being deported,” according to the New York Post. [emphasis added]
“The ruling by U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Judge Andrew Hanen, orders the Biden administration to stop approving applications immediately. But Hanen noted that current recipients will not be immediately impacted…
“The DACA program was first implemented in 2012, with more than 616,000 people currently enrolled, according to CBS News. President Joe Biden has asserted he would like to see a path to citizenship for Dreamers, which is not currently an option for those partaking in the program.”
For more of this report, go to the New York Post.
Please share your opinion about this report by emailing [email protected]. Do you agree with the federal judge that Obama did not have the authority to create the DACA program?
— New York Post (@nypost) July 16, 2021