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Outlaw DACA Protection for Dreamers, Texas Urges Appeals Court

Feb. 8, 2022, 5:18 PM

Nine states led by Texas urged a federal appeals court to throw out the Obama-era program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to America illegally as children -- known as Dreamers -- for the same reason the court blocked an initiative designed to protect undocumented parents of U.S. citizens.

  • The appeals court, based in New Orleans, is considering whether to uphold a Texas judge’s ruling that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is illegal because it skipped federal rulemaking steps and usurped Congress’s authority to set immigration policy
  • Texas and the other states, in a filing late Monday, quoted former ...