GOP, Democrats work on plan as DACA talks continue

GOP, Democrats work on plan as DACA talks continue

This time it's over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.

In his ruling, Alsup wrote that lawyers for the immigrants' "have clearly demonstrated that they are likely to suffer serious, irreparable harm", unless the court steps in with an injunction.

Trump later clarified that protections for DREAMers, the children of immigrants who remained in the country illegally, must be connected to funding the border wall. Their future is the subject of a lot of debate in Washington, as NPR's Joel Rose reports.

The Trump administration had announced in September that it meant to wind down the program over six months, allowing Congress time to enact a permanent solution for the young immigrants commonly known as "Dreamers".

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra praised the ruling. His office brought the case along with the University of California and other plaintiffs.

However, he did not order the Trump administration to accept new applications from young people who had never registered in the DACA programme before. "One day you're protected, and the next day you're not protected", says Gomez. The proposal would have provided $1.6 billion for border security.

ADRIAN REYNA: Don't let anyone tell you that the urgency to get this done is not real. The clock is ticking.

The Obama-era scheme protects some 800,000 people. DACA supporters should be calling their members of Congress and not the federal courts. "The Justice Department will continue to vigorously defend this position, and looks forward to vindicating its position in further litigation".

In the United States District Court document, Judge Alsup states in his remarks that he finds it odd that Trump is looking to end a program that he also seems to support. But this legal battle is not the only thing that could complicate delicate negotiations on the Hill.

President Donald Trump's meeting with bipartisan lawmakers on immigration Wednesday leaves Republican and Democratic leaders scrambling to agree on a plan. Trump and a bipartisan group from Congress met January 9 to discuss a measure to keep DACA and include Trump's demands for a border wall and other security measures.

The initiative also proposes to allot $30 billion for the construction of a controversial wall on the USA border with Mexico and do away with the visa lottery programme, which benefits citizens of countries who have a low number of immigrants to the US.

"Hold up on that, because we need to see how USCIS will renew their procedure and if the administration is going to appeal and the likelihood is, yes", Aguayo stated. "But we do need a wall for a fairly good portion". -Mexican border and other changes to immigration law that are opposed by most congressional Democrats.

In a statement, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders thanked the lawmakers on behalf of Trump and said the legislative proposal seeks to comply with the main priorities of the President for United States citizens.

Ann Coulter attends Authors Night 2017 at The East Hampton Library on August 12, 2017 in East Hampton, New York.

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