As lawmakers work to find a solution, a federal judge in San Francisco Tuesday night temporarily blocked the administration from ending the DACA program, which applies to roughly 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children. "Congress has a unique opportunity to act now, before the country ends up with another large population who crossed the border illegally as children". Since the program began phasing out in the fall, those whose protections expired had been unable to renew.
Attorneys arguing to defend DACA had clearly demonstrated that young immigrants "were likely to suffer serious, irreparable harm" without court action, the federal judge said. The Trump administration could accelerate that legal fight and appeal directly to the Supreme Court as it did in the battle over the president's travel ban executive orders. Republican leaders said they opposed adding immigration provisions to the bill ahead of the January 19 deadline. "The iron is hot". "We'll see what happens", he said, though he added it was "unlikely" that he would be called for interview.
But he also criticized a pair of unnamed networks that, he said, were not so positive.
No doubt better border security and a more logical guest worker visa program are essentials, but all these issues can be dealt with after Congress passes a budget, which is the real priority now.
At President Trump's first cabinet meeting of 2018, immigration was one the biggest topics.
European Union urges United States not to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal
He wrote that rather than repeating exhausted rhetoric, the United States must bring itself into full compliance just like Iran. Tehran has responded to the latest USA sanctions over Iran's alleged human rights abuses and ballistic missile program.
Sens. Jeff Flake R-Ariz. and Dick Durbin D-Ill. He even told Democratic leaders, on camera, that he would take the heat for that if necessary to get it done. It allows people brought to the USA illegally as children to stay. It was just yesterday that President Trump hosted lawmakers from both parties at the White House and said he would sign any DACA bill that they sent him. "It is within the power of the legislature to enact a permanent solution for the dreamers", said South Texas College of Law Houston Constitutional Law Professor Josh Blackman. He also called for ending the diversity visa lottery, a State Department program that gives residents of nations with few migrants coming to the US a chance for a green card, and for ending family-based migration (called "chain migration" by its opponents) that allows extended family members of immigrants already in the USA legally to come to the U.S.as well.
U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said the country's current border security and immigration systems are "failing", and that drug smugglers, human traffickers, and transnational gang members have exploited vulnerabilities.
Asked about the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, Mr Trump said it was a "democratic hoax".