The plaintiffs welcomed Friday’s order.
“Immigrant youth have resisted the constant attacks of this cruel administration and we have won again,” Johana Larios said. “Now first-time applicants like me can access the DACA program and current recipients can breathe a little easier as the DACA returns to its original form. Now I’m really looking forward to going back to school and feeling safe not to divorce. from my community. “
CNN turned to the Department of Homeland Security for comment.
Garaufis ’order on Friday appears to force him to address the Supreme Court’s ruling by the administration, calling on DHS to publicly – and visibly – announce its acceptance of the new applications and return to a two-year renewal.
“DHS INSTRUCTED to publish a public notice within 3 calendar days of this order, which must be prominently displayed on its website and on the websites of all other relevant agencies, for the first time to accept deferred actions under the DACA., Renewal requests and applications for prior conditional release, under the terms of the DACA program prior to September 5, 2017, and in accordance with the court’s memorandum and order of 14 November 2020, “Garaufis wrote.
“Neither Administrator Gaynor nor Mr. Wolf currently has, and never has, the authority of the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security,” Garaufis wrote in a footnote.
Garaufis ordered him to leave blank a Wolf reminder detailing the new DACA rules.
This story has been updated with a response to the order.
CNN Maria Santana contributed to the report.