Vox: Trump improbably promises Congress will fix DACA if the Supreme Court strikes it down

IRLI In The News

September 6, 2019

By Nicole Narea

President Donald Trump is claiming that if the Supreme Court decision backs his choice to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program giving legal protections for young unauthorized immigrants, striking the program down, Congress will step in to protect them instead.

On Friday morning, Trump started tweeting about the case, which the court will hear in November, in reaction to comments from Christopher Hajec, director of litigation for the Immigration Reform Law Institute, an organization that opposes unauthorized immigration. Hajec had said that the justices should be examining the question of whether DACA is lawful, rather than probing Trump’s decision to end DACA. Read the full story at Vox.

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