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San Diego, Calif.

Alliance San Diego and other Pro-DACA supporters hold a protest rally, following President Donald Trump’s DACA announcement, in front of San Diego County Administration Center in San Diego, Calif., Sept. 5, 2017. (Photo: John Gastaldo/Reuters)

Immigrants and advocates rally in support of DACA

President Trump on Tuesday scrapped a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young men and women who were brought into the United States illegally as children, giving a gridlocked Congress six months to decide their fate.

Trump’s action, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, rescinds a program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The program, created by former President Barack Obama, is supported by Democrats and many business leaders. The Trump administration said no current beneficiaries of the program would be affected before March 5. (Reuters)

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