Baylor Law Professor Shares Insights Following Trump’s DACA Announcement2017-09-07
Baylor Law School Professor Laura Hernandez, J.D., is interviewed as an expert on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in response to President Trump’s announcement that his administration will phase out the program. Hernandez founded the Baylor Law Immigration Clinic, which has helped hundreds of immigrants in Texas, including a number of those covered under DACA.
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President donald trump on tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children. attorney general jeff sessions declared the obama administration’s program “an unconstitutional exercise of authority” that must be revoked. new applications will be halted for president barack obama’s deferred action for childhood arrivals, or daca, program, which has provided nearly 800,000 young immigrants a reprieve from deportation and the ability to work legally in the u.s. in the form of two-year, renewable work permits. but the administration is giving congress six months to come up with a legislative fix – “should it choose to,” sessions said – before the government stops renewing permits for people already covered by the program. guest: laura hernandez - professor at baylor law school & founder of the baylor law immigration clinic, which has assisted hundreds of waco, texas area residents – a number who are dreamers – with immigration needs.omny.fm