Supreme Court to hear cases on Trump efforts to end DACA



DACA and other protections for immigrants have emerged as a major theme for Democrats seeking the 2020 presidential nomination: Several candidates, including Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), said during Thursday night's debate that restoring DACA protections would be one of the first things they would do if elected president.

The Trump administration announced in 2017 that it would wind down the Obama-era program, sparking outcry from Democrats and immigration advocates. The rescission of the program included a six-month window for Congress to pass legislation offering similar protections for DACA recipients, but lawmakers were unable to get a bill to the president's desk.

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