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Biden Administration Seeks to Protect Young Immigrants After Texas Judge Voids DACA 

HeadlineSep 28, 2021

In immigration news, the Biden administration has issued a new rule that seeks to modify DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, in an effort to preserve and protect the temporary relief program from future legal challenges. This comes after a Texas federal judge in July struck down DACA, arguing the program exceeded President Obama’s authority when it was created through executive action in 2012. July’s ruling blocked new DACA applications. DACA has provided temporary protection from deportation and work authorization to some 800,000 undocumented people who were brought to the U.S. as children.

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