A permanent legislative replacement for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is in the best interest of the Republican Party and President Trump, according to a House Republican who's taken an active role on immigration. They are making real contributions to the only country they have ever known to be home. Cornyn has called for a long-term solution for the almost 800,000 DACA recipients, some of whom have started to lose their protections, but has said the fix will have to wait until after Republicans address tax and spending bills.
"We're bringing people from all over the world into our universities, they're paying tuition, they're getting educated, and then we deport them", Schutzler said during a panel discussion at Remitly's Seattle headquarters Wednesday. The policy permits those who came into the US illegally as minors to receive a renewable two-year deferred action from deportation and eligibility to work legally in the U.S.
"Not acting is creating understandable uncertainty and anxiety amongst immigration communities". To underscore the events taking place nationwide, NAE released a series of reports on the impact of immigrants across the nation.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions labeled the program unconstitutional, an overreach by former President Barack Obama, to start DACA without Congress's stamp of approval. That deadline is in March, though immigration advocates say a solution is needed by the end of the year because it will take several months to implement the new program.
However, Illinois governor Bruce Rauner is on Trump's side as he believes that "comprehensive immigration reform should be addressed through Congress, and not on a state-by-state basis".
'By threatening to shut down the government, they are jeopardizing the future fate of those DACA recipients'.
So I ask you Congress, when working to find a solution for me and the almost 800,000 Dreamers around the country, please don't seek their ill advice. He was a top student and wanted to go to college but didn't know if it would be worth the investment.
Government sophomore Vanessa Rodriguez, also a DACA recipient, said she has been saving as much money as possible, not knowing how much longer she will be able to work.
"Since I'm someone who's willing to stand up to leadership and the president on these issues, I'm not in their confidence on this stuff", he said.
Cornyn, though pushing for a solution before the year's end, said Wednesday that he doesn't want it tied to the spending bill.
Just one month ago, 23 percent of swing voters said DACA amnesty was a "top priority" for Congress, as Breitbart News reported, revealing a three percent decline in support by Independents for amnesty.
The Center for Community Change (CCC) and CASA in Action organized 40 "Defend Our Immigrant Communities" Day of Action events throughout the country, including a rally at Washington's a rally at the Upper Senate Park at noon.
Both Democrats and Republicans have called for a solution to give DACA recipients clarity about their future, and Cornyn is working with Democrats to get it done this year. That and other issues could lead to a partial government shutdown if lawmakers can't reach an agreement.
Tension between members of Congress and the Trump administration has stalled the bill's progress, such as when congressional Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi canceled a meeting with Trump to discuss avoiding a government shutdown this coming Friday when the budget runs out. "It's going to be on their unwillingness to negotiate and pass something that the majority of American people need and support".