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AG Sessions announces Trump administration is rescinding DACA because it is 'unconstitutional'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces that the Trump administration is rescinding DACA because it is 'unconstitutional' and amounts to 'unilateral executive amnesty' --State AGs were threatening to sue DOJ unless Trump rescinded the policy by today; Sessions cited the legal action in his announcement | 05 Sept 2017 | Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Trump administration will 'wind down' an Obama-era program that allows illegal immigrants who arrived as children to live and work in the US without fear of deportation. Sessions said in a press statement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, DACA, is an 'unconstitutional exercise of authority' by the executive branch and amounts to 'unilateral executive amnesty.' The administration is rescinding the policy that created the program, Sessions said. It's up to Congress to pass legislation extending the policy if it see fit, the DOJ official stated.