Washington?D.C. [?USA], Sep 6?(ANI):
United States President?Donald Trump?on Tuesday said he has a “great love” for the young immigrants protected by the?Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals(DACA) programme.
“I have a great heart for the folks we are talking about, a great love for them,” The Hill quoted Trump as saying.
“I have a love for these people and hopefully now congress will be able to help them and do it properly,” he added.
The remarks represented Trump’s first in-person comments on his decision to end the Obama-era DACA program, which his Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced earlier on Tuesday.
Trump also said that his decision to end DACA programme going to work out very well and it’s going to be right solution in the long term.
“I can tell you, speaking to members of Congress, they want to be able to do something and do it right. And really we have no choice, we have to be able to do something, and I think it’s going to work out very well, and long term it’s going to be the right solution,” Trump said.
Meanwhile, Trump on Twitter said that he is looking forward to work with Democrats and Republicans in Congress to address immigration reform that put the U.S. citizens first.
“I look forward to working w/ D’s + R’s in Congress to address immigration reform in a way that puts hardworking citizens of our country 1st,” he tweeted.
I look forward to working w/ D’s + R’s in Congress to address immigration reform in a way that puts hardworking citizens of our country 1st.
Trump administration ended the Obama-era programme on Tuesday that allowed some undocumented immigrants, who came to the U.S. as children, to work and live legally.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions had earlier said, “The program, known as?DACA?that was effectuated under the Obama administration, is being rescinded.”
He added that the United States should set and enforce a limit on how many?immigrants?to should be allowed each year as all of them can’t be allowed. (?ANI)
Obama dubs DACA reversal as ‘cruel, self-defeating, wrong’
Former?United States?president?Barack Obama?on Tuesday said that?President Donald Trump‘s decision to end the?Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals?(DACA) that allowed some undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children to work and live legally was “cruel, self-defeating and wrong.”
“Let’s be clear: the action taken today isn’t required legally. It’s a political decision, and a moral question,” Obama further said in a post on Facebook.
“Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn’t threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us,” he wrote.
Trump on Tuesday ended the DACA programme instituted by Obama during his tenure as the President.
The DACA supporters have also staged a protest outside the White House and Trump Tower against Trump’s administration decision to end the programme.
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Washington D.C. after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the DACA immigration policy will be phased out.
The?DACA?has protected about 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country illegally by their parents from deportation and given them the opportunity to obtain work permits. (?ANI)
Protest outside White House, Trump Tower after DACA reversal
Washington D.C. [United States], Sept 5?(ANI): United President Trump on Tuesday ended an Obama-era program that allowed some undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children to work and live legally.
“The program, known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama administration, is being rescinded,” the New York Times quoted Attorney General Jeff Sessions as saying to reporters.
He said the United States should set and enforce a limit on how many immigrants to should be allowed each year as all of them can’t be allowed.
Earlier, United States President Donald Trump asked the Congress to get ready to do their job on the?Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals?program (DACA).
“Congress, get ready to do your job – DACA!” Trump tweeted.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday said that his state will sue?United States President?Donald Trump if he ended the DACA programme.
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan had urged President?Donald Trump?to hold off on scrapping Obama-era DACA program as he gave a major boost to legislative efforts to preserve protections for young undocumented immigrants.
The DACA program was formed through executive order by former President Barack Obama in 2012 and allows some undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to work and live legally.
The Obama administration program, known as DACA, allows some undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to work and live legally.
Some 800,000 people are protected under the DACA program.
Trump had campaigned against?DACA?and vowed to end Obama-era program if elected but has so far not made any decision about it.?(ANI)