US Trump to end DACA with 6-month delay: report

04:35  04 september  2017
04:35  04 september  2017 Source:   The Hill

Dem rep: Trump 'heeling to his shrinking base' over DACA

  Dem rep: Trump 'heeling to his shrinking base' over DACA Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) ripped a report that President Trump is planning on ending DACA with a six-month delay, accusing him of “heeling to his shrinking base.”"If [Trump] was interested in healing our nation, he wouldn't end [DACA]. His decision is based on heeling to his shrinking base," Lieu tweeted Sunday.

President Trump has made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program with a six - month delay , Politico reported on Sunday. Trump , who has been weighing whether or not to end the Obama-era program

President Donald Trump has decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to a report late Sunday by Politico. The action would result in the deportation of nearly 800,000 children of undocumented immigrants, known as "Dreamers

Daisy Leon, 26, right, of Perth Amboy, N.J. and a recipient of DACA, attends a rally at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, along with others in favor of DACA and immigration reform. The marchers want to preserve the Obama administration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. © AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Daisy Leon, 26, right, of Perth Amboy, N.J. and a recipient of DACA, attends a rally at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, along with others in favor of DACA and immigration reform. The marchers want to preserve the Obama administration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

President Trump has made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay, Politico reported on Sunday.

Trump, who has been weighing whether or not to end the Obama-era program, discussed how to end DACA with top White House aides on Sunday, according to Politico.

The program temporarily blocked the deportation of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as minors and sought work permits.

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have called on the president not to end the program, with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) telling a journalist he believes it's something "Congress has to fix."

Trump says he will revisit DACA decision if lawmakers don't act .
President Trump said Tuesday that he would revisit his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program if lawmakers are unable to pass legislation on the matter in the next six months. "Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do). If they can't, I will revisit this issue!" he wrote on Twitter. "Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do). If they can't, I will revisit this issue!" he wrote on Twitter.

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