Dreamers are Cautiously Optimistic as Supreme Court Rules in Daca’s Favor

Supreme Court denies Trump’s attempt to kick out undocumented immigrants who came to America as children, while Trump whines that the court doesn’t like him and vows to keep fighting

Kay Montgomery

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: June 19th 2020 11:46 pm pst

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Trump lost in his bid to end DACA, in a ruling by The Supreme Court.  Daca stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and the purpose of DACA, which was instituted by President Barack Obama in 2012, is to protect eligible immigrant youth who came to the United States when they were children from deportation and gives them a work permit.

The surprise came when the decision was made by a swing conservative justice, John Roberts. 

The Supreme Court’s ruling deemed the measure by the administration “arbitrary and capricious.” Not a total drag, but definitely a read. 

Interim General Counsel of The NAACP, Janette Louard stated:

“DACA represents the best of American ideals by allowing children of immigrants to stay in the only home they have known. There are approximately 700,000 DACA recipients in this country, and the vast majority of DACA registrants are people of color. More than 90 percent of DACA recipients are employed and 45 percent are in school. Thousands of DACA recipients are health care workers who have helped our nation address the coronavirus crisis.”

Surprising no one, President Trump took to Twitter to express his displeasure. Letting his narcissism flag fly, he lamented,

“Do you get the impression that the Supreme Court doesn’t like me?”

Twitter fired back with the hashtag “Nobody Likes You,” which quickly began trending in the top 5 in the nation.

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Donald Trump advierte que volverá a intentar eliminar el programa #DACA, que beneficia a jóvenes inmigrantes en Estados Unidos.⁣ ⁣ Luego de que la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos mantuvo las protecciones legales para los jóvenes migrantes del programa DACA, el presidente Donald Trump podría arrebatarles aún a cientos de miles de ellos la capacidad de vivir y trabajar legalmente en el país. Sin una respuesta legislativa a la vista, esto supone que la incertidumbre que han pasado los últimos ocho años no ha terminado para muchos que no tienen más hogar que ese.⁣ ⁣ Los activistas prometen seguir luchando por una solución a largo plazo para los 650.000 migrantes que llegaron al país cuando eran niños. Enfrente tienen a una Casa Blanca que ha priorizado las restricciones migratorias y a un Congreso dividido que es improbable que apruebe una legislación que les ofrezca una vía para obtener la ciudadanía en el corto plazo. Foto: AP / Manuel Balce Ceneta⁣ ⁣ #migration #migrantes #DonaldTrump #Trump #dreamers #soñadores #migrationusa #migracionusa

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Politicians also expressed their dismissal of the President taking a Supreme Court decision personally, as Speaker of the House, Pelosi commented,

“It’s not about whether the Court likes the president. He should know that. It’s whether the court likes the Constitution of The United States.”

While the future of Daca is unknown, many are calling for a change in the administration to ensure it’s protection or make it enduring. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has pledged to make DACA permanent on Day One, if elected President. For his part, Trump has tweeted his pledge to fight again to deport Dreamers. 

But for now many DACA recipients say they are in a state of cautious optimism, as they get a stay for now. 

About The Author:

Kay Montgomery is a host at Afterbuzz TV who loves sitcoms and is currently embroiled in a vicious debate on Bracketology. She is A Different World devotee and although she has a masters degree in Education from The University of Redlands, she would have given anything to go to fictional Hillman College.

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