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Renewal Requests: Daca and Barack Decision

renewal requests: He said his order does not require the government to grant any particular DACA applications or renewal requests, according to Metro News. The ruling came in lawsuits brought by immigration rights groups and 15 states and the District of Columbia. The Trump administration should be able to alter the policies and priorities set by its predecessor, Garaufis said. Justice Department spokesman Devin O'Malley said the order doesn't change the government's position that DACA was an unlawful circumvention of Congress. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said then-President Barack Obama's decision to implement DACA was an unconstitutional exercise of authority. DACA was implemented unilaterally after Congress declined to extend these benefits to this same group of illegal aliens, he said.O'Malley added that the Department of Homeland Security acted within its lawful authority in deciding to wind down DACA in an orderly manner and looked forward to vindicating its position in future litigation. ( As reported in the news.