Supreme Court rejects Trump efforts to end DACA

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s attempt to end the DACA program, handing a major victory to about 650,000 immigrants — most of whom who entered the U.S. illegally as children more than a decade ago.

Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s Democratic appointees in a 5-4 decision that found the Trump administration’s move to wind down the Obama-era program for Dreamers lacked a sound legal basis.

The decision does not foreclose future moves to end DACA, but it seems unlikely the administration will be able to put in place a new framework to end the program before November’s presidential election.

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