Judge Dismisses ICE Agents' Lawsuit Challenging Obama's Deferred Action

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by immigration agents who challenged the Obama administrations program that gives a reprieve from deportation to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as minors.

U.S. District Judge Reed OConnor, who earlier this year had expressed agreement with the agents contention that the deferred deportation program undermined their duty to enforce the law, said on Wednesday that it was not within his courts jurisdiction to decide on what essentially is a dispute between federal employees and their employer, the U.S. government.

President Obama implemented the program, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, last year