Democrats slam the end of DACA, while Republicans are mixed

Democrats slam the end of DACA, while Republicans are mixed”

His action drew swift criticism from many immigration advocates and Democratic lawmakers. But this action on DACA to pull the rug out from under nearly 800,000 documented immigrants who have lived here for at least ten years and cast them back into the shadows is the ugliest act of appeasement for the far-right's white-supremacist goals of them all, so far.

"That will offset the negative consequences of giving legal status to the DACA recipients", Cotton said, adding, "I don't think a good deal would be temporary funding for the wall for a permanent DACA".

Our question is, should illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors be permitted to stay in the U.S.? It's just that simple.

Trump said on Friday, "We love the Dreamers".

In a statement issued by the White House, Trump said, "I do not favor punishing children, most of whom are now adults, for the actions of their parents. This does not mean they're bad people or our nation disrespects or demeans them in any way, we are properly enforcing our laws as Congress has passed them", said Sessions.

There are DACA supporters on both sides of the political aisle in the US, but key members of Trump's inner circle - including Attorney General Jeff Sessions - and many Republican members of Congress are vocal opponents who have criticized the program's creation as executive overreach. It protects those brought into the country illegally as children.

But Congress has been unable since the president took office in January to pass any major legislation and has been bitterly divided over immigration in the past.

Obama bypassed Congress and created DACA through an executive order in 2012.

Many of these students, often known as "dreamers", are shielded from deportation through a federal program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

DACA beneficiaries whose status expires between now and March 5 can apply for renewal by October 5.

DACA provides protections for some young people who were brought to our country illegally when they were children.

Trump appeared determined to pressure US lawmakers to act. And that's enshrine these DACA protections in law.

The repeal effort has worsened what was already a tense relationship between President Trump and the business community.

As a movement, we will not go away, back down or give up because the President has taken this callous and destructive action.

There are about 800,000 people who could be deported since they entered the US illegally as children, ABC News reported.

Read: What is DACA and why does Trump want to end it? . The ultimatum issued by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and nine other state attorneys general threatened that if the administration did not rescind DACA by then, they would challenge it in an unfriendly court.

The decision was greeted on Tuesday with ongoing protests and arrests of activists at Trump Tower. "We don't know what's going to happen", she said. "It's not lawful. The president can not make immigration policy by himself", Cotton said.

"There will be lots of members of Congress falling all over themselves to create an amnesty program, but they will include only token enforcement measures without cuts in legal immigration", said Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Centre for Immigration Studies, a group that has pushed to reduce both legal and illegal immigration to the US.

Immigrants and activists around the country took to the streets Tuesday for a second day of protests in reaction to the Trump administration's decision to end an Obama-era program that has shielded almost 800,000 young people from deportation.

Like this



06 September 2017
Nash County man held without bond in woman's death
Medina said a suspect was in custody but did not name the person or describe his or her involvement in the case. Her abandoned auto was found in a Rocky Mount restaurant parking lot earlier Monday.

06 September 2017
Plea to talk about mental health
Barnard-Lowe told us that they raised more than $42,000 a year ago with more than 500 walkers participating. Past year they helped improve bereavement support and introduced new training programmes.

06 September 2017
World record for tallest sandcastle
A Saskatoon woman is in the Guinness World Records after helping build the tallest sandcastle on Earth. The giant castle will stay in Germany until the end of the month, when it will be bulldozed down.

06 September 2017
Florida declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma
A west-southwest to west motion is expected through Monday night... and some strengthening is forecast over the next 48 hours. Irma is set to hit the Puerto Rico on Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC ) said .

06 September 2017
Missouri Labor Day Accidents
MHP responded to the one-vehicle wreck on MS 370 in Tippah County at approximately 7:55 p.m. on Friday. The operation will be September 1 and 4 and will include Interstates 29, 44, 55 and 70, and U.S.

06 September 2017
Democratic senator slated to travel with Trump to tax-reform rally
Kevin Cramer, a consistent Trump supporter, expects the president's remarks to be similar to those he made in Missouri a week ago. Republicans control Congress but have so far been unable to pass Trump's top legislative priorities.

06 September 2017
As White House Ends DACA, Cornell Plans To Help Undocumented Students
Today , we demonstrate our resiliency to ensure that every student is provided with the support to achieve his or her goals. Richards on Tuesday said, "As public universities, our campuses will continue to comply with all state and federal laws".

06 September 2017
Missing 15 year old Alexandria girl safely reunited with family
Alexandria police say three arrests have been made in the case of a 15-year-old girl missing for almost a month. August 7 near the Burger King and Super America at 3rd Avenue and Nokomis Street in Alexandria.

06 September 2017
Drake Reveals Boy Meets World Tour Dates for Australia and New Zealand
Tickets go on sale on 15 September at the times listed below, with a pre-sale available from September 12 ( details here ). The spark has turned to flame with the More Life performers announcement of a six-date Australia and New Zealand tour.

06 September 2017
San Diego County declares health emergency for hepatitis outbreak
Areas with high concentrations of homeless will be equipped with dozens of portable hand-washing stations. The disease so far has resulted in the death of 15 people and hundreds of cases.