Gov. Carney calls for Congressional fix for DACA

  • Gov. Carney calls for Congressional fix for DACA

Gov. Carney calls for Congressional fix for DACA

Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, said Wednesday he is going ahead with his own lawsuit because one in four participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program lives in California and the state will suffer the greatest harm from its termination. And he's right; it wasn't. Just as President Barack Obama deferred action on North Korea and Afghanistan, Trump and his team now have to deal with the consequences of the previous administration's deferrals.

But our divided Congress for years has been completely unable to come up with any type of immigration reform.

The Trump administration's announcement of an end to the programme has sparked nationwide protests, including in NY, where 70 people were arrested for acts of civil disobedience.

It's up to Congress, a White House fact sheet said, "to responsibly address federal immigration law in an appropriate and constitutional manner".

US President Donald Trump said he'd treat young undocumented immigrants "with heart".

Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) told Mic that the "vast majority of the progressive caucus" and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were backing Gutierrez's approach. So why are we to believe it will do so now, and so quickly? To be eligible for the program, applicants have to be younger than 31 years old and provide evidence to show that they have lived in the U.S. consecutively since June 15, 2007, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website.

And undoubtedly will affect our country financially.

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. It's important to note that the DACA recipients who entered the United States illegally are not allowed to apply for permanent residency. There can be no more excuses from Congress.

"What we want to make sure is people aren't paying consultants for paperwork and then getting themselves in more trouble because that paperwork is maybe filled out improperly, or they're telling the government things that will get them deported", she told NBC 7.

But "I existed before DACA, I continue to exist", said the young woman who arrived in the U.S. from Mexico at seven years old.

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At noon on Wednesday, a group of concerned ARC students, including DACA recipients, as well as faculty held a "DACA Brave Space Discussion" in the Student Center Board Room to discuss what comes next.