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Judge rules against Trump in case over immigration program

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A in has ruled Donald didn't offer "legally adequate reasons" for ending a program that spared many immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the US as children.

US said in an order issued today the "indisputably" has the power to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program but relied on flawed legal positions in doing so.

Trump's has said then-Barack Obama's decision to implement DACA was an unconstitutional exercise of authority.

The says relied on an "erroneous" belief the program was unconstitutional. His ruling mirrors one issued in in January.

The judge ordered to allow people already in the DACA program to continue enjoying protections. He declined to extend the program for new applicants.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 04:37 IST