Bloomberg Law
June 18, 2020, 6:22 PM

Supreme Court Stops ‘Capricious’ Trump Effort to End DACA (1)

Greg Stohr
Greg Stohr
Bloomberg News

A divided U.S. Supreme Court dealt a rebuke to President Donald Trump, blocking him from ending the Obama-era program that shields 670,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation and lets them seek jobs.

The justices, voting 5-4 on the central issues, said Trump’s administration didn’t adequately consider its options or the implications before rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA, as it’s known, protects people who were brought into the country illegally as children.

Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s liberal justices in the majority. Roberts said the Department of Homeland Security failed to consider “conspicuous issues,” ...

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