On September 19, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sent notification to the Oversight Committee, stating:
We wanted to let you know that, at the direction of Acting Secretary McAleenan, USCIS is resuming its consideration of non-military deferred action requests on a discretionary, case-by-case basis, except as otherwise required by an applicable statute, regulation, or court order.
This appears to reverse a recent policy that the administration would begin deporting critically ill children and their families.
The press release can be read in full here.
View a recording of witness testimony on the importance of maintaining medical deferred action for medically fragile children and adults, in an emergency hearing on September 11, 2019.