WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Thursday asked the US Supreme Court to let the government go ahead with its plan to end a program to help young immigrants enter the United States illegally while children remain in the United States. the country, without going through a federal appeals court.
Thursday's action is a legal remote possibility. The court rarely grants requests to omit the lower courts.
Elaine Duke, interim Secretary of Homeland Security, issued an order in September to begin closing the Deferred Action for Arrivals or DACA program, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions concluded that the Obama administration had no legal authority to begin it. almost six years ago.