A federal judge ruled that Trump's "acting" head of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf assumed his position unlawfully, and therefore invalidated his suspension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, otherwise known as DACA.
When it came down to it, the fate of 700,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. as children hung on a simple question: Does the White House have to tell the whole truth in justifying its move to deport them?
Neal Katyal insists you have to work really hard to lose a case when you're defending presidential action in front of the Supreme Court. "Any competent administration could have actually ended DACA if they'd wanted to."
On the floor of the Senate, Chuck Schumer choked up when announcing the SCOTUS ruling defeating Trump's absurd challenge to DACA.
"Wow," says the Senate Minority Leader.
The Supreme Court decision protects over 800,000 Dreamers.
"It's another big surprise." SCOTUS upholds DACA 5-4.
The future remains uncertain for a group of young people who were brought from other countries to the U.S. as children without legal authorization.
The fate of DACA recipients hangs in the balance as Trump has tried to eliminate the program.
In one of the most consequential cases SCOTUS will hear this term, Dreamers fight to save DACA from Trump's white supremacist agenda.
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