The supreme Court of the United States has dealt a blow Thursday to Donald Trump in validating the protections granted by his predecessor to 700,000 migrant youth, and that he wanted to remove. The high court deemed it "arbitrary" and "capricious" decision of the republican administration in a decision taken by a narrow majority (five judges out of nine).
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The democratic president Barack Obama had lifted in 2012, the threat of eviction weighing on these dreamers (dreamers), the nickname given to immigrants under the age of 30 years old, arrived illegally in their childhood in the United States, and had given them a social security number, sesame essential to work, drive or study in the United States.
the head of the Court has tipped the balance
In 2017, his republican successor, who has made the fight against illegal immigration one of his horses to battle, has decided to put an end to this program called DACA, the decree is " illegal ". Seized in an emergency, the court had suspended his decision, offering a reprieve to dreamers. The government had then appealed to the highest court, which finally decided to give him wrong for reasons of procedure.
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" We do not say if DACA or its elimination were political based. The "wisdom" of those decisions "is not our jurisdiction", " written in the judgment the chief justice John Roberts, who has joined his voice to his four fellow progressives. "We have only sought to know whether the government had followed the procedural obligations and provided an explanation reasoned to his action ", he continued. And in this folder "it has failed," he concluded.