By Rachel Siegel,
While they agree that it’s largely symbolic, members of the Montgomery County Council are expected to take a stand Tuesday in favor of county residents who under President Trump could lose the deportation protections they have enjoyed for years.
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The Trump administration has indicated that it will end temporary protected status for some immigrants who fled war or natural disaster to find safe haven in the U.S. The administration also plans to end the Obama-era program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, that allows undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children to legally remain in the U.S. Both groups could face deportation if their status is revoked.
The all-Democratic council is expected to unanimously pass a resolution to
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