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US DACA immigrant programme: Court Rules Against Trump

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A California based appeals court has ruled that the Trump administrations must continue an Obama-era programme shielding young immigrants from deportation.



The land mark decision by a San Francisco ninth US circuit court of appeals preserves the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme introduced in 2012 that has shielded a group of undocumented immigrants dubbed “Dreamers” from deportation and given them work permits, though not a path to citizenship.

The panel lead by three judges, objected the Trump administrations claim that the decision to end the programme was not reviewable by the courts.

One of the Judges, Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw wrote: “And, upon review, we conclude that plaintiffs are likely to succeed on their claim that the rescission of DACA – at least as justified on this record – is arbitrary, capricious, or otherwise not in accordance with law,”

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The ruling marks another legal battle defeat for the president over the DACA, one of the many Obama policies he has tried to abolish, although he has won court victories on other parts of his hard line immigration policies.

Sources close to this website said that on Monday, the Trump administration asked the US Supreme Court to review a federal judge’s January decision to block the President from ending the programme even before the ninth Circuit had weighed in, an unusually aggressive move in terms of procedure.

In a tweet, a grassroots campaign for Dreamers, United We Dream Action, urged Congress to defund deportation agencies in response to the ruling.

It wrote: “We’ve always known: Trump’s decision to kill #DACA was wrong and that his sole motivation was to deport 800,000 people of color.” 

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Further, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said in a tweet that: “DACA is and will always be constitutional.”

On Wednesday, President Trump noted that he saw potential to work with Democrats, who won control of the House of Representatives this week, but he would have to see how the Supreme Court rules on the issue.

Since coming to power, the President has taken a stern stance against illegal immigration. His administration announced plans in September 2017 to phase out DACA, arguing that Obama exceeded his constitutional powers when he bypassed Congress and created the programme.

The programme, DACA offers protections to roughly 700,000 young adults, mostly Hispanics, who entered the country as children.

San Francisco-based US District Judge William Alsup decided in January the government must continue processing renewals of existing DACA applications while litigation over the legality of Trump’s action is resolved.

The administration in February unsuccessfully appealed Alsup’s ruling to the Supreme Court.

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Martin O’Neill, Roy Keane part ways with Republic of Ireland team.

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Manager Martin O’Neill and his assistant Roy Keane have parted company with the Republic of Ireland.




The pair took over the reins in 2013 and guided the Republic to the last 16 of the 2016 European Championships.

However, they did not win a competitive game in 2018 and were relegated from Uefa Nations League Group B4.

“I thank Martin, Roy, and the management team for the impact they had,” said Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief John Delaney.

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“There have been many highlights during Martin’s reign – none more so than Euro 2016 in France, which will live long in the memory of all Irish supporters.”

O’Neill, who leaves alongside his backroom team of Keane, Steve Guppy and goalkeeping coach Seamus McDonagh, signed a contract extension in January to remain as manager until 2020.

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Uganda: Rakai District councilor apprehended for defiling 13-year-old girl

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Police in Rakai District have arrested a councilor representing one of the Sub Counties to Rakai District council on allegations of defiling a 13-year-old girl.



According to the girl’s aunt, the girl who was a day scholar at Buyamba Senior Secondary School in Rakai District, did not return home on Friday last week and was discovered by police in one of the trading centres on Monday this week.
“We started looking for this girl on Friday evening and reported the matter to Police. We were so bothered until Police contacted us on Monday that they had got her in the trading centre,” the aunt said.

It is reported that the girl spent three days with the councilor in one of the lodges in the trading centre until Police found them on Monday.

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The councilor has been on the education committee at Rakai District local council since 2016. 
“I can’t believe a leader whom our children could emulate is the one behaving this way. I pray authorities do their work without fear or favour so that we get the right judgment,” the girl’s father said.

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Dr Herbert Kalema, a medical lab officer at Masaka referral hospital said the results from the tests confirmed that the girl had been defiled and was yet to release results of HIV tests as at the time of filing the report.

Mr Grace Mutono, the Kyotera District Police Commander confirmed the councilor’s arrest, saying they have already commenced investigating the matter.

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