U. of California Sues Trump Administration Over DACA Decision

The University of California has accused the Trump administration in a lawsuit of violating the university system’s rights, and the rights of its students, by rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the university said on Friday in a news release.

The Obama-era program, known as DACA, allows undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children — known as Dreamers — to work, live, and study with two-year permits and without fear of deportation. The Trump administration announced plans on Tuesday to eliminate the program after a six-month delay, to give Congress time to enact a legislative alternative to the program.

Read more at The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/u-of-california-sues-trump-administration-over-daca-decision/119976