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Young Immigrants Now Hope To Join DACA, Feds Silent About New Applicants

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After the Trump administration rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, in 2017, the program stopped accepting new applicants.

Since then, thousands of young immigrants have turned 15, the age at which they were eligible to apply under the original Obama-era rules.

DACA currently gives temporary legal status to hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Trump administration failed to make a case for rescinding DACA, would-be applicants are eager to enter the program.

Legal experts believe they can do this, but federal officials have yet to make it clear.

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