Joining New York in the lawsuit are the attorneys general of Massachusetts, Washington State, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia, plus the District of Columbia. Together, they claim Trump's action is "arbitrary, unconstitutional, and contrary to statute."
There is one glaring, fundamental problem with their argument. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is a policy -- not law -- imposed by former President Barack Obama solely on his executive authority. At the time it was imposed, in 2012, Obama conceded that a future president could undo it as easily as Obama imposed it. There were serious questions about whether Obama had the authority to act -- many felt the policy was Congress's to make or not make -- but there is no question about a later president's authority to do away with it.Read more at The Washington Examiner