Email

After yesterday’s 9th Circuit hearing, we’re one step closer to a final decision on the legality of DACA

May 16, 2018

Dulce Garcia, a San Diego-based immigration attorney, stands in front of the Pasadena courthouse of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is one of six DACA recipients who have sued the Trump administration over its attempt to end the program.

Dulce Garcia, a San Diego-based immigration attorney, stands in front of the Pasadena courthouse of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is one of six DACA recipients who have sued the Trump administration over its attempt to end the program. ; Credit: Josie Huang/KPCC

AirTalk®

The Trump administration tried to convince a U.S. appeals court Tuesday that it was justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

From its courthouse right here in Pasadena, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was the first federal appeals court to hear arguments Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Read the full story here.

Guest:

Steve Vladeck, professor of law at the University of Texas at Austin; he tweets @steve_vladeck

This content is from Southern California Public Radio. View the original story at SCPR.org.

Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs




Comments are closed