Biden Administration Strengthens DACA Immigration Policy By Making It Law – DHS

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – twenty fifth August, 2022) The Biden administration has strengthened the authorized standing of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) coverage by making it an official regulation within the Federal Register, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stated in a press launch.

DACA was launched by the Obama administration in 2012. The coverage permits kids of unlawful immigrants, who have been dropped at the United States beneath the age of 16, to stay within the nation, supplied they’d arrived by 2007. The coverage helped defend at the least 700,000 younger immigrants from deportation.

“Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced that the Department has issued a final rule that will preserve and fortify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy for certain eligible noncitizens who arrived in the United States as children, deferring their removal and allowing them an opportunity to access a renewable, two-year work permit,” the discharge stated on Wednesday.

The closing rule will go into impact on October 31, 2022, the discharge additionally stated.

However, the discharge famous that this closing rule could also be delayed by ongoing litigation within the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas, which prohibit the DHS from granting preliminary DACA requests and associated employment authorization beneath the brand new rule. Still, DHS is ready to grant DACA renewal requests amid the continuing authorized battle.

Former President Donald Trump tried to finish the DACA program however the US Supreme Court blocked his administration’s effort. After Joe Biden took workplace in January 2021, he reiterated his intent to protect this system.

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