Bloomberg Law
June 7, 2022, 4:06 PM

DACA Applicants Ask Court for Interim Relief with Cases in Limbo

Andrew Kreighbaum
Andrew Kreighbaum

Young, undocumented immigrants who hoped to secure protections from deportation are asking a New York federal court to order interim relief while a separate legal battle over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program plays out in Texas.

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York argued in a motion filed Monday that the Biden administration went beyond the requirements of an order from a Texas federal court by suspending the processing of first-time DACA applicants and adjudication of DACA renewals.

The program, established by the Obama administration in 2012, offers immigrants ...

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