Tech giants file legal challenge to Trump's DACA assault

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and IBM are among more than 100 tech companies banding together to mount a legal challenge to President Donald Trump's effort to end DACA.

The companies filed a brief Wednesday in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, which offers protection to undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children, sometimes referred to as Dreamers. The Trump administration said in September it would end the Obama-era program, which lets immigrants brought to the US illegally as children before 2007 stay without fear of deportation.

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