Protests in response to DACA being terminated have popped up across the country.

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Trump’s DACA appeal

It will be heard by the 9th Circuit first.


David Covucci


Published Feb 26, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 11:38 pm CDT

The Supreme Court today refused to hear the Trump administration’s appeal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs, allowing a lower court’s ruling preserving the program to stand.

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The Trump administration was trying to circumvent the appeals process by skipping the 9th Circuit and going to the Supreme Court. The court, however, said it would not hear the case until the 9th Circuit—which has foiled Trump repeatedly—weighs in.

The injunction issued by the lower court says that the Trump administration needs to continue processing DACA renewals after the March 5 deadline.

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*First Published: Feb 26, 2018, 9:19 am CST