Groups blast Nebraska attorney general for joining effort to phase out ‘Dreamer’ program

OWH July 5, 2017

Supporters of a program designed to protect youths brought into the U.S. illegally are criticizing Nebraska’s attorney general for asking the Trump administration to reverse its earlier decision to allow those youths to stay legally in the country.

Attorney General Doug Peterson joined nine other Republican attorneys general last week in asking the Trump administration to phase out the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by refusing to renew or issue any new program permits.

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