Judge rejects Texas request to block DACA

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TheHill—A federal judge in Texas on Friday denied the state's request to invalidate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, saying the state had waited too long to file the suit and the results of ending the program now could harm

Federal judge rejects states' request to end the DACA program. Reed Saxon/AP A Federal judge rejected a request from Texas and seven other states to end the DACA program, an Obama-era initiative allowing 700,000 young immigrants to stay in the US legally The argument brought fourth by Texas and other states claimed that DACA recipients drove up the cost of healthcare and policing, while taking jobs away from legal residents. The Trump administration said last September that it would halt the program within six months. (Reuters) - A federal judge on...