Federal Judge in San Francisco Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Decision to End DACA Program

Joel Rubin, Jazmine Ulloa and Lisa Mascaro

A federal judge Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s plan to end the program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.

The ruling marks a potentially major shift in the heated political battle over the fate of the so-called Dreamers, which has created a months-long deadlock in Congress.

With his decision, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco granted a request by California and other states to stop the administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, at least until lawsuits can play out in court.

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-daca-federal-court-20180109-story.html.

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