Citing Court Order, Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewal Applications

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"Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was rescinded on September 5, 2017", the update said.

While she's excited by the federal judge's ruling, Salcido said the efforts to end the DACA program have caused dire consequences for her clients. No new applications will be accepted. At a minimum, members would like to see these principles included: a permanent legislative solution for DACA recipients, increased border security measures, and reforms to address the backlog of immigration cases in our courts. "So great great news for DACA that we will now be able to do DACA renewals". "We said it from the very beginning: Donald Trump and this administration did not follow the rules in trying to abandon the DACA program". A Washington Post article reported that said in an Oval Office meeting that the USA needs people from places like Norway rather than "sh-hole countries" like Haiti and El Salvador. That was the date on which Trump announced his decision to terminate the Obama-era program that shielded some 700,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation.

On Tuesday night, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco blocked the proposed cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects undocumented people who came to the United States as children, known as "Dreamers", from deportation. If someone's DACA expired on or after September 5, 2016, that person may file a renewal request, the agency says; people who received DACA that expired before then can file a new DACA request. Those accepted for the program received permits to work legally in the USA for two years, which could be renewed for additional 2-year periods. Losing DACA is a fear many of them have. That suit challenges the decision to end the program.