The program was rescinded by President Donald J. Trump on Sept. 5. United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the program as an “unconstitutional exercise of authority by the Executive Branch.”
Sessions added that the program will not accept new applications, and people under the program can still renew their status before Oct. 5 if it expires by March 5.
President Trump has ordered Congress to find a replacement for DACA in the next six months, or he will begin completely phasing out the program.
Katherine Wallace-Fernandez, 19, is an English major at Kendall Campus. Wallace-Fernandez, who graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High School in 2016, will serve as a Editor-In-Chief and briefing editor for The Reporter during the 2017-2018 school year. She aspires to be a writer.