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U.S. Reconsidering Decision to End Deportation Protection for Migrants Getting Life-Saving Medical Care: NYT

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it would reconsider its decision to no longer consider applications for deportation deferrals from immigrants with life-threatening conditions, The New York Times reports. The agency told the paper it would re-open applications that were under consideration on Aug. 7—the day the program was eliminated.

An official told the Times a “very limited version” of the medical deferral program was “still under review.” USCIS also said that no deportation proceedings have been initiated against any immigrants or their families who received notices about the program’s elimination last month.

Read more at the Daily Beast

Trump Administration Ends Protection That Lets Migrants Avoid Deportation While Receiving Medical Care

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