TIMELINE: What led to Pres. Trump's decision to end DACA

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DACA, or the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals, has shielded 800,000 "dreamers" from deportation since it began in 2012. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

DACA, or the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals, has shielded 800,000 "dreamers" from deportation since it began in 2012.

President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 that he will be ending DACA.

Watch the video in the player above for a timeline of what led up to the Trump Administration's announcement.

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