SFGATE: Judge: Trump’s words can be used against him in DACA suit

Judge: Trump’s words can be used against him in DACA suit
Published on January 13, 2018 at 03:29AM by By Bob Egelko
The federal judge who blocked President Trump from eliminating a program that protects nearly 700,000 young immigrants from deportation issued a follow-up ruling Friday saying the lawsuits challenging the president’s order can seek to prove discrimination, based on Trump’s disparaging comments about Latinos.
U.S. District Judge William Alsup of San Francisco issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, while suits against its repeal continue.

Leave a Reply