The decision was expected to restore the full scope of the program, but a few weeks later Wolf issued his order, which allowed the renewal for a year, but refused to allow the new applications.
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to have fully restored the DACA program, even in the absence of Garaufis ’order. However, the DACA continues to face legal pressure from a lawsuit filed by Texas and other states that claimed Obama lacked the legal authority to launch the program.
“We clearly see the reality that Republican Attorneys General and the Trump government are once again trying to liquidate the DACA through their ongoing lawsuits in Texas – and we need a legislative solution – but today’s order is an important victory for DACA recipients and thousands. among young dreamers who can now access this program, “said Todd Schulte of the FWD.us Immigration Advocacy Group.” Today’s order cannot be clearer and must be followed immediately, without delay. “
New York Attorney General Letitia James welcomed the decision, saying in a statement: “Every time the resigning administration tried to use young immigrants as a political scapegoat, they violated the values of our nation. . ”
The ACLU said in a statement: “More than three years ago, the Trump administration tried a fatal blow to the DACA program, but the immigrant youth and movement retreated and won. After Trump lost in the Supreme Court, the administration tried again in July to challenge the DACA t – limiting renewals to just one year and blocking expired relief for DACA-eligible immigrant youth. We are celebrating another victory tonight. The dreamers and the DACA will stay here. “