The governors of the states of Texas, Arkansas, Alabama, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, West Virginia, Kansas and Mississippi have asked federal judge Andrew Hannon of South Texas to revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). As the dreamersWhich was updated by President Joe Biden last year.
The plaintiffs, who took action on the petition on Tuesday, believe such a decision “is outside the purview of the executive branch,” which is why they request it be quashed. Administration Biden made an adjustment for the program in August last year.
DACA was created in 2012 by former Democratic President Barack Obama with the intention of protecting some 600,000 immigrants who come to the United States before their 16th birthday. Since then, he has navigated several court cases that have sought to strike down the measure.
Data from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicates that approximately 82,000 applications from eligible applicants have not been processed.
What are the governors of these 9 states demanding?
Republican governor asks judge to strike it down daca final rule Signed last year by President Biden to “preserve and strengthen DACA,” it was in response to several legal cases opened in the country, including program review by the Supreme Court of Justice.
“The final rule as the final expression of the DACA program is invalid for largely the same reasons as the 2021 DACA memorandum,” indicates the text submitted to federal court this Tuesday.
Republican governors say the court should “strike in its entirety and permanently stay its implementation,” leaving open the possibility of seeking ways to replace current DACA recipients.
In 2021, according to media reports in the US, Judge Helen ruled that DACA was illegal; However, he allowed it to continue operating, at which time defense lawyers for the Biden administration could appeal the decision.
Court of Appeals of last October 5. The circuit, based in New Orleans in the state of Louisiana, declined to rule and sent the case back to the same Heenan court, as it was up to the judge to assess the Biden administration’s proposal to shield the security program. The dreamers
The White House has yet to comment on this new phase of the show’s court case. Judge Hannon is expected to make a ruling by the second week of April, when the scheduled time for the parties to argue in court is over.
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