The end of the DACA program will not only be devastating to the people that it directly affects, but other indirect effects as well. That meeting focused on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.
The shift, something many Trump campaign supporters would have thought to be unheard of while listening to Trump's white-hot rhetoric on immigrants during the 2016 campaign, shows the President's desire to strike a deal from the White House and his willingness to work with Democrats to do it.
JOAQUIN CASTRO: Thanks for having me, Scott. "We have nowhere else to go". "People want to see that happen".
"I and a bi-partisan group of fellow lawmakers sat down with the President to discuss the Fall agenda this afternoon". Sometimes, two or three of those answers are from the president himself.More news: Constellation Brands (STZ) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
You could be forgiven for being confused by what is going on with the future of immigrants known as DREAMers.
"I hope the President is true to this word". Charles Schumer, the top Democrats in the House and Senate, respectively, announced there was a deal on DACA.
Shortly after Trump took office, the attorneys general of 10 Republican states, led by Texas, threatened to sue the president if he did not reverse DACA by September 5.
CASTRO: Yeah, I'm concerned.More news: International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Shorted Shares Increased By 5.01%
In the next paragraph, he gets into supposition in the form of prediction, saying today's DACA recipients "would quickly become millions of newcomers, who may well be low-skilled and who would nearly certainly include the parents who brought them". DACA applicants had to be younger than 31 years old and prove they've continuously lived in the United States since June 15, 2007 and had arrived before the age of 16.
SIMON: Should they have amnesty?
GONZALES: Well, you know, I heard two reactions to that idea.
"I think that people are overreacting by burning their hats", Holevinski told BuzzFeed News. Basically, there would be certain conditions that they would have to meet in order to be able to move towards a path to citizenship. He called that "an amnesty-type vote" that would send the wrong message. "As a result, this action affects not only DACA recipients and their families, but the very communities to which they contribute so much".More news: London police investigating 'incident' at subway station
"They came to the United States as children". They grew up singing the Star Spangled Banner and pledging allegiance to the American flag. We ask our neighbors and friends to put pressure on their representatives to fix President Trump's misguided decision. If he stands by his promises on DACA, will he be invited to the next one?
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