Tag: dreamers

For A Deal On DREAMers, White House Demands Border Wall Funding

In exchange for letting young undocumented immigrants, dubbed DREAMers, stay in the United States legally, the Trump administration will ask Congress to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and limit federal grants to “sanctuary cities,” The Washington Post reports, citing a document the administration distributed to Congress. White House aides told reporters Sunday that…

Trump: โ€˜No Deal Was Made Last Night On DACAโ€™

President Trump tweeted early Thursday that โ€œno deal was made last night on DACA,โ€ the morning after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared they reached a tentative pact with him to pursue to a legislative fix on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. In a joint statement late…

Sessions Announces DACA Program Is ‘Being Rescinded’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program “is being rescinded.” Sessions said the program, which protects individuals who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, had been “implemented unilaterally to great controversy and legal concern” under former President Barack Obama and had “denied jobs to…

Trump to End DACA Dreamers Immigration Policy

TRUMP EXPECTED TO SUNSET DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Donald Trump is expected to scrap the โ€œDreamersโ€ programme introduced by Barack Obama, which protects undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme, known as DACA, prevents nearly 800,000 men and women from being deported and gives…

[VIDEO] Obama Close to Issuing Executive Order on Immigration

President Barack Obama could take action as early as next week to protect undocumented immigrants with American-born children and those who entered the United States as children themselves from deportation, an administration official familiar with the plan told CNN. The official said Obama could sign an executive order bypassing lawmakers and implementing those changes on…