Latest Supreme Court Decision on DACA

Millions of people were waiting for this announcement that would temporarily define the future of the controversial DACA and DAPA programs.

Millions of people were waiting for this announcement that would temporarily define the future of the controversial DACA and DAPA programs.

The Supreme Court Ruling on DACA

On Thursday June 23, the Supreme Court of the United States, unveiled the decision on the case of the Executive Action granted by the President Barack Obama. Millions of people were waiting for this announcement that would define the future of the controversial DACA and DAPA programs.

The vote by the Supreme Court on the deferred action programs, known as DAPA was tied 4 to 4. For this reason, The Texas court’s ruling blocking one of the president’s deferred action programs remains in place. In other words, the DACA and DAPA continue to be blocked. This announcement is definitely bad news: It is estimated that 4 to 5 million people who could benefit from this immigration measure, wont be able to do so at the moment. However, this decision does not affect those who have already applied to DACA and DAPA up until now. DACA remains in force for all the people who entered the United States before age 16 and have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007 to the present.

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