U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the Eastern District of NY issued his own nationwide stay to the attempt last September to wind down the program aimed at protecting immigrants that arrived as youth.
He even used Mr. Trump's own tweets as evidence that the DACA program was ended precipitously, pointing to President Trumps's claims that he could "revisit this issue" as proof the program could have been continued.
Congress is trying to negotiate a plan to continue or modify DACA, but no breakthrough has been announced. If Congress doesn't come up with an agreement to preserve the program, the administration has said, it doesn't expect to extend the March 5 deadline for DACA protections to expire.
► February 13: Who are the DACA "Dreamers" and how many are here?
Adam Rippon Shines in Olympic Debut
Rippon's skate kept the Americans two points clear of Italy in the battle for the bronze medal. After all the hard work, Adam Rippon of Clarks Summit made his Olympic debut Sunday night.
Undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children, known as DREAMers, protest in front of the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol on December 6, 2017, to urge Congress to pass a bill to protect them from deportation.
Shortly after that order, the Trump administration formally asked the Supreme Court to review the lower court's decision.
A Brooklyn federal judge is blocking the Trump Administration from pulling back the Dreamers immigration program, saying the government did not provide adequate explanations for the abrupt about-face.
Under the ruling, the administration does not need to process new applicants for DACA.
The APA is a federal law governing the promulgation and cancellation of regulations.
No One Knows How the Senate's Immigration Free-for-All Will End
John Thune (R-SD), speaks with reporters following the weekly policy luncheons at the U.S. Democrats prefer a narrower approach that deals with "Dreamers" and border security.
The program's March 5 expiration date is not set in concrete, however - a San Francisco judge's injunction has at least temporarily blocked removal of DACA protections ordered by Trump late previous year.
"We don't want them in and right now we're working on DACA, we're working on immigration bills and we're making them tough", Trump said.
Since the September announcement, the US Department of Homeland Security has stopped accepting new applications.
Watch the DACA-recipient's comments above.
Indian techies" American dream seems distant with US President's "Buy American, Hire American' move. "The proposal would offer a pathway to citizenship to 1.8 million young immigrants eligible for the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, in return for $25 billion in border security and wall money as well as cuts to family based-immigration".
Canada Wins First Two Medals at Winter Games
Team USA faced Finland in a meaningless match, however the Hamilton siblings were hoping to build on their win the day before. High winds have created persistent problems for outdoor events in the opening days of the PyeongChang Games .
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