DACA negotiations: Key questions to avoiding a shutdown

For all the ongoing negotiations, groups, and proposals related to the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, senior Republicans in both chambers have shifted gears fully to the idea that the government will need to be funded on January 19 without a DACA solution. Even the most optimistic say the chance of any agreement on immigration proposals coming together […]

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Trump to DACA recipients: “You have nothing to worry about”

President Trump on Thursday appeared to reassure beneficiaries of the Deferred Action in Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that they shouldn’t worry about their future. Mr. Trump tweeted that DACA recipients have “nothing to worry about” despite the fact that his administration is phasing out the program and a series of talking points advised them to self-deport. Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump For […]

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Congressional GOP Are Breaking With Trump Over DACA

President Donald Trump will face significant backlash from Congress, including from members of his own party, if he goes through with ending protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children. Influential Republican lawmakers have signaled support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, instituted under the Obama administration in 2012. And Democrats […]

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DACA fix could ‘overwhelm’ Congress

If President Trump gives Congress six months to find a legislative fix for the controversial program that now shields nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation, the focus will shift to a politically charged fight on Capitol Hill where agreement on anything — especially on the radioactive issue of immigration — remains elusive. The Trump administration is expected to announce the fate […]

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