Several months ago, the Trump administration ended the President Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, which gave work permits and protection from deportation to people illegally brought to America as children. Before it was rescinded, about 800,000 foreign citizens had been approved for the program, out of an estimated 1.8 million who are eligible.
Because DACA illegally sidestepped Congress and federal law, it was only ever a temporary measure. When ending the program, the Trump administration urged Congress to take action to provide DACA enrollees, also known as “Dreamers,” legal status. If Congress doesn’t act by March, recipients will begin falling out of the program, which could mean losing a job or deportation.
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