Public health experts applaud Supreme Court’s decision to preserve DACA

A Supreme Court decision Thursday allowed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program to remain in effect, keeping the approximately 690,000 offspring of U.S. immigrants from being deported.Some medical societies have applauded the court’s decision, and the COVID-19 pandemic gives it even more significance, according to AMA President Susan R. Bailey, MD.“Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has underscored physician shortages and surging caseloads, DACA recipients have responded to the call by continuing to provide vital patient care,” she said in a statement. “WeRead More

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