DACA Recipients Can Apply For Renewal, Government Says

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The announcement comes four days after a federal judge in San Francisco ordered the Trump administration to restart the DACAprogram until a lawsuit challenging the administration's decision to end the program plays out in court.

In deciding to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Trump administration had called it an egregious example of executive overreach.

"The new administration didn't terminate DACA on policy grounds", Alsup wrote in the opinion.

USCIS officials said the program will be operated as it was before it was rescinded on September 5, 2017 by the Trump administration.

"Hello my people just got the news that USCIS will be accepting DACA applications starting now". "Catholic Charities will resume our weekly DACA renewal clinics and will continue our unconditional support of the DACA community".

Wednesday, the president criticized the judge's decision on Twitter.

Former President Barack Obama enacted DACA to keep the undocumented immigrants, known as dreamers, from being deported.

The deal hit a snag after reports Thursday that told lawmakers at a meeting on immigration at the that the USA didn't need more immigrants from "sh-hole countries" like Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries. If someone's DACA expired on or after September 5, 2016, that person may file a renewal request, the agency says; people who received DACA that expired before then can file a new DACA request.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said on Saturday that it has begun allowing certain young, undocumented immigrants to renew protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The agency will not be accepting new applications from immigrants who may have been eligible for the program, but never applied.

Salinas she can't take a permanent teaching position because her work permit would expire in the middle of next year.

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