Illegal alien accused of murdering 18-year-old was in DACA program

A man accused of eliminating a South Carolina high school student have been protected from deportation under the DACA program, U. S. officials showed Fox News Thursday evening.

Daniel De Jesus Rangel-Sherrer, 19, can be accused of murder, kidnapping plus possession of a weapon during a chaotic crime in connection with the death associated with 18-year-old Diana Martinez-Gonzalez.

Martinez-Gonzalez, a jr at Greenville High School, was discovered dead in a wooded area April. 4. Officials said she have been forced into the woods and photo multiple times in the head.

“Immediately upon get in touch with, [Rangel-Sherrer] confessed to 1 of the deputies, ” Greenville Region Sheriff Will Lewis told reporters.

Researchers said a friend of Martinez-Gonzalez seemed to be held against her will with the suspect, but she managed to get away and contact authorities. It’s not crystal clear how Rangel-Sherrer and Martinez-Gonzalez understood each other.

Diana Martinez-Gonzalez was found in a wooded area in Easley, S. D. on Oct. 4   (Family handout via Sibel Carolina)

The day after Rangel-Sherrer’s arrest, Immigration and Customs Observance (ICE) issued a detainer purchase for the suspect, who was in the Oughout. S. illegally from Mexico. The particular U. S. Citizenship and Migration Services (USCIS) later confirmed that will Rangel-Sherrer was a DACA recipient.

DACA was developed by former President Barack Obama in 2012 and protected an estimated eight hundred, 000 undocumented youths from expulsion. Recipients were able to request “deferred action” for two years if they were 3 decades old or younger on 06 15, 2012 or came to the particular U. S. before turning sixteen and had continuously lived in the country considering that June 15, 2007.

Last month, the particular Trump administration announced plans in order to wind down the program by 03 5, 2018 and put pressure upon Congress to find a legislative fix for that issue.