Jeff Sessions

Memo from Obama-era official hampering efforts to end DACA program

The legal language used by a former Obama-era holdover could be the reason the White House has not been able to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. The New York Times recently reported former acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke wrote the memo formally ending the program at the direction of Jeff Sessions at 2017.