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    Trump Administration To End DACA

    Prepare for a showdown. The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will be wound down, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today — the deadline given by ten conservative states that promised to sue if the program, which protects those who immigrated as children from deportation, continued. But Washington and New York states have said they’ll sue to keep the program — and 18 other states also signed a July letter vowing to defend DACA and its 800,000 young “dreamers.” Some theorize that Democrats could protect DACA by tying it to preventing a government shutdown.

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