Bloomberg Law: Immigrants’ DACA Status Wrongly Revoked Without Explanation

IRLI In The News

February 27, 2018

By Laura D. Francis

The Department of Homeland Security has been hit with another court order related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

A federal judge in California Feb. 26 ordered that the DHS stop automatically revoking the DACA status and work permits of immigrants based solely on being issued a “notice to appear,” or NTA, for removal proceedings. Doing so violates the agency’s own standard operating procedures as well as the memorandum from former DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano that created DACA, the court said. … Read the full story in Bloomberg Law.

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