Talking With an Immigrant Who Sued the Government Over DACA—And Won

A federal judge in California temporarily blocked Donald Trump’s order to end the DACA program on Tuesday. For Jirayut Latthivongskorn, a DACA recipient and plaintiff in one of the lawsuits challenging Trump’s order, the ruling is a sign of more good things to come.

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“We must not forget the victory that this is, no matter how temporary it may be,” Latthivongskorn said in an interview.

While this ruling may not be a permanent solution, DACA recipients, activists and allies hope that it will buy them more time while they pressure Congress to pass a comprehensive and clean DREAM Act.

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