President Donald Trump is leaning toward ending a U.S. immigration policy the Obama administration started for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, according to multiple sources.
The president’s decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, could be announced as early as next week, one source said.
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Trump has to make a decision before Sept. 5 when the 10-plus state attorneys general, led by Texas A.G. Ken Paxton, said they’d sue the Trump administration to end it and force the administration’s hand. Trump has to decide whether to defend the program or not, thereby ending it.
Though an announcement is likely next week, a senior administration official urged caution, noting that the president’s thinking could always change.
Trump had told ABC
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