The United States Supreme Court has questioned the
controversial decision of US President Donald Trump, who removed the Deferred Action
for Childhood Arrivals – which protects young immigrants from deportation.
The court has upheld a lower court ruling – which ruled
the removal of the DACA as questionable and indigestible.
At present, in the United States of America, there are
at least 6,50,000 beneficiaries – that
means those who have entered the country unlawfully as children.
The DACA law – conceptualised to protest ‘Dreamers’ –
was introduced by the former United States President Barack Obama.
In the top court, the decision to uphold the judgement,
which identified the cancellation of the DACA as undigestible, has received the
support of at least five judges. Meanwhile, the order has been opposed by around
The judgement means now ‘Dreamers’ can remain in the
country without the fear of deportation as long as they want – when more
correctly said, as long as a new policy is introduced to curb their rights in
In the US, migration is a political issue. It was on
this plank Republican leader Donald Trump conducted his campaign during the previous
At the time the Trump administration is doing its best to project itself as an apostle of protectionism, any step back to the declared policy may prove counterproductive.
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