Fate of DACA Program Could Soon Be Decided by Supreme Court (Corrected)

May 29, 2019, 7:12 PM; Updated: May 29, 2019, 8:43 PM

The Trump administration wants the U.S. Supreme Court to decide as soon as possible whether it will hear a challenge to its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

The Justice Department late May 24 asked the justices to hear an appeal from a federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., which recently ruled that the administration didn’t provide an adequate explanation for why it ended the nearly seven-year-old program.

The DOJ asked the justices to say before their summer recess whether the court will hear the challenge. The DOJ’s motion has been distributed for the court’s May ...

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