They also argued that bringing an end to DACA, which was implemented by former President Barack Obama created in 2012, unfairly targeted Mexicans (who make up 78 per cent of the programme's beneficiaries) and thus violated the US Constitution's equal-protection clause.
Thousands of protesters descended on Columbus Circle Saturday to denounce President Trump's decision to end DACA.
If Congress can not find a solution before March when the program is to be phased out, almost 300,000 immigrants would lose their protected status in 2018, and another 320,000 recipients would lose their status in 2019.
Trump's withdrawing of the DREAMers' break actually puts the responsibility for this problem (as his Tweet says) squarely in the hands of the only American body that can fix the problem, our Congress.
After Sessions' announcement, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he hoped Congress can find "a permanent legislative solution that includes ensuring that those who have done nothing wrong can still contribute as a valued part of this great country". More than 800,000 young adults have been granted DACA since the start of the program. DACA holders are law abiding residents who contribute to the US society and economy.
He along with almost 800,000 people still don't know where they stand now that the Trump Administration has made a decision to end the DACA.
The president did, and the Democratic Congress broke its promise and did nothing. Encourage them to support legislation that will undo this heartless political act. Trump's base is not so politically correct!
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However, Prince Harry will be pushed further down the line of succession by his newest nephew or niece. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . "She is being cared for at Kensington Palace".
First, a president can not pass off an issue to Congress when he wants to take no responsibility, and hope it goes well for those affected.
"I believe that the Congress has the ability and support, overwhelming support, if they are willing to work together to do the right thing for our country", he said.
They also must have been 30 or younger when the program was launched and brought to the USA before age 16.
"I am concerned by the government's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme", United Nations rights chef Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said at the opening of the 36th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The indecision led Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and nine other attorney generals, including Tennessee's to expand a lawsuit against the president, giving him a deadline to rescind the program by September 5, 2017.
Basi said there are fewer than 10 DACA students attending MU.
"If the government seeks to deport any one of them, we will provide and pay for their legal counsel", Smith wrote, of the 39 Dreamers who work at Microsoft.