Ten States Sent Letter to DOJ Requesting End to DACA Program
On 9/5/17, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescission of the DACA program. For more information visit, AILA's Featured Issue page.
On 9/1/17, Tennessee Attorney General, Herbert Slatery, wrote to Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), stating that he will not sue over DACA, and urges the senators to take legislative action to protect Dreamers.
On 6/29/17, Texas and nine other states sent a letter to the DOJ, requesting that DACA be phased out and that DHS rescind the 6/15/12 DACA memo and not renew or issue any new DACA or expanded DACA permits. If not, the letter states that the states will amend their litigation to challenge the DACA program.