"Immigration policy established in 2012 for short" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 11 Oct 2023

"Immigration policy established in 2012 for short" NYT crossword answer is:

DACA (4 letters length)

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The immigration policy established in 2012 was intended to provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. The policy, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), allowed these individuals to remain in the country and work legally. DACA has been a source of controversy, with many arguing that it is an unconstitutional form of amnesty. Despite this, DACA has been upheld by the Supreme Court and continues to provide a pathway to citizenship for many immigrants.

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