Federal appeals court rules against Trump’s effort to end DACA

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A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump cannot end an Obama administration program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the USA as children.

A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit agreed with a federal district judge’s decision in January that Trump lacked the authority to eliminate the program – a proposal the president made last year in hopes of prodding Congress to act.

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