University Of California System Sues Feds Over Plan To End DACA

University Of California System Sues Feds Over Plan To End DACA

October 15, 2019 8 By Stanley Isaacs


FOR THE LATEST ON HURRICANE IRMA AS IT MAKES ITS WAY TO THE UNITED STATES YOU CAN GO TO OUR WEBSITE, CBS13.COM. THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IS SUING THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OVER THE DECISION ON DACA. JANET WAS THE MEMBER OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION. DACA WAS DESIGNED TO SHIELD HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WHO CAME TO THE UNITED STATES ILLEGALLY AS CHILDREN. MOORE ABRAMS — LEMOR ABRAMS HAS MORE. Reporter: IT COULD ALLOW UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS TO STAY HERE UNDER DACA. Reporter: HELPLESS UNDER THE TRUMPS ADMINISTRATION TO END DACA. JEFF LEE, WHO TEACHES INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT UC DAVIS IS HOPEFUL NOW THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IS SUING THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO BLOCK PRESIDENT TRUMP’S PLAN TO END THE PROGRAM THAT HELPS MANY OF HIS UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS STAY IN THE COUNTRY. THOUSANDS OF DREAMERS WHO CAME TO THE U.S. ILLEGALLY AS CHILDREN RALLIED AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP’S DECISION TO APPEAL DACA. THIS LAWSUIT, THE FIRST UNIVERSITY TO CHALLENGE THE DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS PROGRAM MAY BE THE MOST EFFECTIVE FORCE. ONE ATTORNEY SAYS THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA HAS A HIGH CHANCE OF PREVAILING BECAUSE STUDENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO DUE PROCESS. THE UNIVERSITY HAS IT — A VESTED INTEREST IN PROTECTING THAT RIGHT. THEY ADMITTED PEOPLE. THEY HAVE TRAINED THE STUDENTS. Reporter: 4000 UC STUDENTS FUTURES ARE IT STATE — STEAK. DACA WAS AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL EXECUTIVE ORDER. IT’S UPSETTING THAT THEY ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT HOW FORMER PRESIDENT OBAMA SEARCHED THE LEGISLATURE IN PASSING DACA. Reporter: PRESIDENT TRUMP CITED LEGAL CONCERNS OVER DACA BEFORE ANNOUNCING HIS ADMINISTRATION WOULD PHASE OUT THE PROGRAM. DREAMERS ARE SURE THEY WILL BE