The New Paper

November 16, 2020

Federal judge rules acting DHS secretary assumed office illegally, invalidates DACA restrictions

A federal judge effectively invalidated recent DACA restrictions, ruling that acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf (who issued the restrictions) assumed his position unlawfully. Wolf announced plans to stop accepting new applications for the Obama-era immigration program (which aims to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation) in July while the DHS reviewed the program more broadly.

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