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Judge rules Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals should continue

WASHINGTON (CNS): Catholic groups in the United States of America (US) hailed an April 24 ruling by Judge John Bates, of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia, saying that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme that benefits young adults who came into the country without legal permission as minors, can still accept new and renewed applications and must maintain protections that prevent those who are enrolled in it from being deported.
 

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Court blocks Trump effort to end deferred action programme

WASHINGTON (CNS): The Supreme Court of the United States of America (US) dealt a blow to the Trump administration’s effort to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA programme in March when, on February 26, it declined to hear and rule on whether the administration has the right to shut down the initiative.
 
DACA protects young adults who were brought to the country without legal permission as minors.
 

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US immigration reform deeply troubling

Washington (SE): The bishops of the United States of America (US) have called the immigration reform proposal forward by the government president, Donald Trump, “deeply troubling,” Vatican News reported.
 

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