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Current Event September 11, 2017

Trump Ends Program Protecting Children of Immigrants


Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months. This program was established by executive action during the Obama administration to grant people under 16 who were brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents a temporary reprieve from deportation. Immigration officials will stop taking new applications, and will decide on renewals on a case by case basis. Listen to hear more about the ending of the DACA program.

Immigration Politics

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AIR DATE: 09/05/2017


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