Supreme Court Staying Out of DACA Fight for Now

Feb. 26, 2018, 2:40 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t be wading into the legal spat over whether the Trump administration acted properly when it ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, at least for the time being.

The justices Feb. 26 declined to take the case directly from a federal district court decision. “It is assumed that the Court of Appeals will proceed expeditiously to decide this case,” they said in a Feb. 26 order.

The denial allows the Justice Department to file again after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issues its own decision.

The DOJ was facing a...

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