​Colorado AG says he's 'disappointed' SCOTUS will hear DACA case, calls for support of Dreamers

Article CAIRCO note: 
"Congress affirmatively rejected such a program in the normal legislative process on multiple occasions"
Article author: 
​ Blair Miller
Article publisher: 
7 News
Article date: 
28 June 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
Medium
Article Body: 

​Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser said Friday he is disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear arguments over President Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which lower courts have already ruled the administration could not end.

Weiser and his office joined a multi-state lawsuit in March seeking to uphold DACA protections ...

Colorado is home to about 17,000 Dreamers, the state has said ...


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Learn more about DREAMers and DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

DACA does not provide a pathway to lawful permanent residence. It does provide temporary protection from deportation.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) / The Department of Homeland Security (DHS):

[...] The Obama administration chose to deploy DACA by Executive Branch memorandum—despite the fact that Congress affirmatively rejected such a program in the normal legislative process on multiple occasions. The constitutionality of this action has been widely questioned since its inception ...

The U.S. Constitution explicitly provides that only Congress shall enact legislation. The president shall not enact legislation. Obama violated the Constitution and the will of Congress in enacting his DACA decree.

Learn more about Obama's Royal Decree - Executive Amnesty for Illegal Aliens.