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On DACA, President Trump has no easy path

Any decision to wind down program would start clock on throwing previously undocumented immigrants

Glenn Thrush Maggie Haberman & Julie Hirschfeld Davis | NYT 

For months, an anxious and uncertain President Trump was caught between opposing camps in the West Wing prodding him to either scrap or salvage an Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants brought to the country as minors to remain in the United States. Last week, with a key court deadline looming for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, Mr. Trump, exasperated, asked his aides for “a way out” of a dilemma he created by promising to roll back the program as a presidential candidate, according to two people familiar with the exchange. Mr. ...

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First Published: Tue, September 05 2017. 10:56 IST