Resource: Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

By: Department of Homeland Security

September 5, 2017

"This memorandum rescinds the June 15, 2012 memorandum entitled 'Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children,' which established the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ('DACA'). For the reasons and in the manner outlined below, Department of Homeland Security personnel shall take all appropriate actions to execute a wind-down of the program, consistent with the parameters established in this memorandum."