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Donald Trump seriously considering ending DACA, with six-month delay

Policy change to affect about 800,000 undocumented immigrants currently shielded under DACA program

Maggie Haberman & Glenn Thrush | NYT 

President Trump is strongly considering a plan that would end the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, but only after giving Congress six months to come up with a potential replacement for the popular initiative, according to three administration officials briefed on the discussions. Officials working on the plan stressed that Mr. Trump could still change his mind, and some key details had not yet been resolved. Among them: whether beneficiaries of the program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, would be allowed to ...

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First Published: Tue, September 05 2017. 11:10 IST
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