Oklahoma City, OK asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma

Q: What is the background to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)?

Pros and Cons of DACA? How has been affected by DACA? What laws regulate DACA? What is the current status of DACA? Why was DACA put in place by president Obama? Why has our current president Trump revoked DACA?

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Suraj Vyas
Suraj Vyas
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Appointment Only, MD

A: A pro for DACA is that it is good for the economy. A con for DACA is that it encourages illegal immigration. In 2014, the Administrative Procedures Act was used to try to show DACA as being unconstitutional. Last year, DACA was ruled as unconstitutional, but DACA has remained in place while legal proceedings (like appeals) continue. DACA has not been fully revoked as of this time.

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