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Citizenship and Immigration Services return to accepting DACA requests

14 January 2018

"The government can still appeal, and a higher court can overrule and stop the process again", he said, adding that Congress could also enact a new federal law covering the Dreamers if negotiations over DACA are successful in the coming weeks.

"The new administration didn't terminate DACA on policy grounds", Alsup wrote in the opinion.

Wednesday, the president criticized the judge's decision on Twitter.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued a preliminary injunction blocking President Donald Trump's decision to end the Obama-era initiative.

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Then on Thursday, a bipartisan group of senators presented the president with an agreement on new legislation for immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children.

"This week, President Trump provided leadership on a hard issue that our nation has faced for decades and Main Street members want to help the president address our broken immigration system", said U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), Chairman of the Republican Main Street Caucus. What will the end of the deferred action program mean?

Trump gave Congress six months to find a way to allow immigrant approved for the DACA program to remain in the USA permanently.

USCIS will only be accepting renewal applications from people previously approved for the DACA program. If someone's DACA expired on or after September 5, 2016, that person may file a renewal request, the agency says; people who received DACA that expired before then can file a new DACA request.

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The cost to file a renewal application will be the same as before, $495.

The Trump administration announced in September that it would eliminate DACA, which protects people who were illegally brought to the United States as children - so-called Dreamers - from being deported.

Salinas she can't take a permanent teaching position because her work permit would expire in the middle of next year.

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Citizenship and Immigration Services return to accepting DACA requests