Federal judge refuses to shut down DACA program

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen declined Friday to order an immediate halt to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Obama-era initiative that allowed 700,000 young people, known as “Dreamers,” to avoid deportation.

The decision was a blow to Texas and seven other states that hoped Hanen would find the program objectionable. However, Hanen suggested in his opinion that President Obama had no authority to impose it, and he may rule in their favor when the case goes to trial. A Justice Department spokesman said, “DACA is an unlawful attempt to circumvent Congress, and we are pleased the court agreed today.”

Full Story @ NBC News


Do you appreciate our work? Please consider one of the following ways to sustain us.

MBFC Ad-Free 


MBFC Donation

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

Found this insightful? Please consider sharing on your Social Media:

Subscribe With Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to MBFC and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 22.9K other subscribers

Be the first to comment on "Federal judge refuses to shut down DACA program"


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.