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U.S. Supreme Court Rebuffs Trump, Won't Hear Immigration Appeal

  • Justices still could consider case after appeals court rules
  • Congress has been unable to agree on protection for dreamers
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What Is DACA and Why Is Trump Ending It?
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The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Trump administration appeal aimed at ending deportation protections for young undocumented immigrants, steering clear for now of the debate over the fate of hundreds of thousands of people.

The justices, without published dissent, turned away the administration’s appeal of a ruling that has kept the Obama-era program in place. The rejection buys time for the so-called dreamers even as Congress has been unable to agree on legislation to give them permanent protection. The Senate earlier this month blocked three proposals that would have shielded the dreamers.