MAJOR: Trump To Announce Fate Of DACA

SPRINGFIELD, MO - AUGUST 30: U.S. President Donald Trump gives remarks during an appearance at the Loren Cook Company on August 30, 2017 in Springfield Missouri. President Trump gave remarks on his plan on tax reforms. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump will reportedly decide the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday.

The program was implemented by former President Barack Obama via an executive order.

The order has been challenged by Trump in the past and several members of Congress.

They argue the program is unconstitutional because the President does not have the authority to create laws.

Per the Daily Caller:

The White House will announce whether or not President Trump will continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president is still finalizing his decision and would not comment on any other details related to DACA.

Tuesday is an important deadline considering attorney generals from several States have threatened legal action if Trump does not shut down the program:

On the campaign trial, Trump promised to “immediately terminate” the Obama-era program that grants amnesty to illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors. However, if he chooses to renege on that promise, DACA faces a lawsuit from ten Republican attorney generals.

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Texas state attorney general Ken Paxton previously wrote to Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the group of AGs would issue the legal challenge if Trump had not cancelled DACA by September 5, the day he is now going to announce his decision.