Judge Permits Government to Appeal DACA Lawsuit

04/30/2018 The New York Times

dreamersA federal judge in Brooklyn gave permission to the government on Monday to appeal his recent decision that allowed two lawsuits seeking to preserve a program that shields some undocumented young adults from deportation to cite President Trump’s “racially charged language” against Latinos.

The decision by the judge, Nicholas G. Garaufis, presents an opportunity for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to weigh in on a central legal question in the case that has divided federal courts in the past several months: Can controversial statements that Mr. Trump made on the campaign trail be used in litigation against his actions as president?

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