DACA DENIED: Federal Judge BLOCKS Trump's 'DREAMER' Decision

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White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the judge's decision was "outrageous" and any decision on the program should be left to Congress.

"The so-called bipartisan DACA deal presented yesterday to myself and a group of Republican Senators and Congressmen was a big step backwards".

Trump's comments could also confuse the administration's efforts to extract funding for his border wall through legislation that would protect undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children, after the President rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in the fall.

One unanswered question touches hundreds of thousands of Texas residents: what to do about DACA, the Obama era program that keeps young immigrants brought into the country illegally from being deported.

The bishops also "are pleased to see the mutual understanding that ensuring protection for these young people should be the first step in the systematic reform of our outdated immigration laws", said Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas, referring to those now protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

When the publication inquired about the missing words, a White House official reportedly said that "any omission from the transcript was unintentional and that the context of the conversation was clear".

Let me pick up on what happened after that White House meeting on immigration President Donald Trump hosted on Tuesday - the one he turned into an nearly hour-long show, with Sen.

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"It really means a lot to me because I feel like I'm making a statement, 'We are here to stay, '" Azua said.

If discussion of a bill is held to the two basic, critical points, agreement should come easily.

"I think we still have a ways to go", White House legislative director Marc Short told reporters on Capitol Hill. The program that protects undocumented young immigrants from deportation. Their parents could get renewable legal status although they couldn't become citizens.

Durbin - who founded the movement to protect DREAMers, youths illegally in the USA through no fault of their own - is one of the lead Democratic negotiators.

"[When she was campaigning], she was in favor of Border Patrols - but she was not in favor of any other form of immigration enforcement", he recalls.

Trump's promise to build a wall along the Mexican border was a central tenet of his campaign for president.

There are about 780,000 DACA recipients living in the country. He said he agrees with the White House that they should be allowed to sponsor spouses and minor children for legal residence, but not siblings or adult children. But the bill does contain much of what the president has said he wants to see in an immigration bill: a plan to fund the border wall and to end the chain migration system as well as the visa lottery program.

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