The Supreme Court Should Kill DACA

DACA supporters outside the White House, September 2017. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
It’s an unlawful program and Trump was right to end it.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE P resident Obama created an illegal policy for the executive branch to follow. President Trump decided to stop that policy. And in a bizarre case the Supreme Court will be hearing November 12, activist groups are suing to force the executive branch to keep acting illegally.

At the heart of the case is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, through which Obama made legal status and work authorization available to more than a million illegal-immigrant “Dreamers” who arrived in this country as minors. Trump decided to end the program and was, unsurprisingly, promptly sued.

If the year were 2016 and the

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