Springfield Rallies In Support Of DACA & DREAM Act

Springfield Rallies In Support Of DACA & DREAM Act

The hearing comes after the announcement that Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, which gives temporary legal immigration status to people who arrived in the US illegally as children.

Becerra said his lawsuit, which he previewed last week and planned to file Monday in the Northern District of California, was meant to "immediately address the president's unlawful and mean-spirited actions" by alleging his administration violated the due process protections of DACA applicants by putting their personal information at risk.

Later, asked again if Trump would demand that legislation restoring DACA's protections be paired with funding for a wall, Short said that Trump is not backing off his demand that the country build a physical barrier at the southern border.

It covers almost 800,000 people. They could not have been older than 30 when the policy, created by former President Barack Obama, went into effect in 2012.

5 that it will rescind an Obama-era program that allows undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States if they immigrated as children.

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DACA is one program that has helped immigrant students to gain and maintain such access.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last Tuesday that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals order would end in six months. The group said its findings frame undocumented immigration as a global problem for "both sides of the border." averring that food insecurity does not vanish once refugees find themselves on US soil.

DACA recipients whose permits expire before March 5 can try to apply for a renewal by Oct 5, according to the Department of Homeland Security. So I don't understand the premise behind it but I do know that we have so many young students and many global students, we actually have 41 countries represented in our student population of just under 2,000. According to reports, by March 31, 240,700 people had applied for renewal in the 2017 fiscal year, and nearly 800,000 renewals had been approved over the entirety of the program. The vast majority of DACA beneficiaries are in the school or the workforce. Although many conservatives support Trump's decision, it is encouraging to see that many people oppose the decision.

DACA members aren't exactly getting a free ride, either, as reports said they have paid about $2 billion in taxes.

Napolitano said she hopes that Congress will pass a permanenent solution on immigration.

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