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Trump to End Child-Migrant Protection as 1 Million Put in Limbo

Sept. 5, 2017, 8:39 PM

President Donald Trump will end an Obama-era program preventing the deportation of immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children, putting in legal limbo about 1 million people who consider themselves Americans.

Trump will delay the end of the program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, for six months in the hope that Congress can pass legislation to codify the protections President Barack Obama created.

Sessions in Washington on Sept. 5.
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

After a very public deliberation on the fate of a program Trump once promised to end on his first day in office, the president had Attorney General Jeff Sessions make the politically volatile...

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