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Biden promises to appeal immigration ruling, urges Congress to act

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden said on Saturday that the Justice Department will appeal a “deeply disappointing” ruling by a federal judge in Texas on a program that protects from deportation certain immigrants brought to the United States as children, while also urging Congress to take action. The White House issued Biden’s statement a day after U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen sided with a group of states led by Texas suing to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Hanen ruled that Democratic former President Barack Obama acted unlawfully when he created th…

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