Trump Threatens To Leave NAFTA, Says DACA Deal Is Off

by Abel Hampton April 7, 2018, 1:23
Trump Threatens To Leave NAFTA, Says DACA Deal Is Off

The administration had proposed a somewhat scaled-down version of its wish list in a framework for a deal to preserve DACA, a programme that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the USA as children, which Trump is trying to end.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Frustrated by slow action on a major campaign promise, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S. -Mexico border until his promised border wall is built.

As an immigrant herself, Pallavi Ahluwalia knows the pathway to citizenship better than most immigration attorneys.

The program was supposed to be phased out starting March 5, but the move was blocked after U.S. District Court judges in California and NY issued nationwide injunctions.

Their list of demands is one they expect President Trump to comply with, including unfettered access to the US upon their expected mid-May arrival. More than 32,000 applications received since January 10 remain pending.

Of the more than 690,000 active DACA recipients, about 54,850 will not see their DACA status expire until 2020.

Trump tweeted one hour after he began the day by wishing his followers a "HAPPY EASTER!"

Heller's likely opponent for his seat in November, Democratic Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, tweeted in response to the president's blame of Democrats that, "This is a shameful lie".

Tumlin added that she hopes the numbers will steadily increase. "It's a real possibility that I could have a good relationship".

The National Immigration Law Center said in a statement that although the report presented positive news, "the fight to protect all Dreamers is far from over". And that wall that Trump insists we need?

President Barack Obama established DACA through executive action in 2012, offering renewable, two-year work permits to young undocumented immigrants who met educational and residency requirements.

Active duty USA troops were not used for the operation because there are prohibitions on using so-called Title 10 troops for law enforcement and similar duties within the United States. The president is known to watch the cable TV program in the morning.

Trump is also appearing to question the integrity of the Justice Department in his Tweet by putting quotation marks around the word "Justice" in referring to the department.

"There are no new applications for DACA being accepted", Buys said. The federal government could also deny recipients the right to return to the United States if they travel overseas. However, with the ending of DACA, has a lot up in the air.

The criticism comes about a week after Trump-appointed FBI Director Christopher Wray assigned 54 FBI staff to work from 8 midnight collecting and reviewing documents requested by various congressional investigations. The Supreme Court decision effectively extended the temporary protections and bought Congress more time to come up with a legislative solution, although it has yet to pass a DACA fix.

According to Trump, 'Honduras, Mexico and many other countries that the very generous to, sends many of their people to our country through our WEAK IMMIGRATION POLICIES. Trump doesn't, unless he was lying once more to create confusion and justify his callous abandonment of DACA beneficiaries. Trump last month threatened to veto a spending bill because it did not address the fate of Dreamers and did not fully fund his border wall but he ultimately signed the bill.

For starters, it makes absolutely no logical sense that the President would make a big deal of announcing "NO MORE DACA DEAL"- in all caps, as though he were taking some bold new stance. But, the only people eligible for the legal status under DACA are those who came to the U.S. as children before June 2017. Latvia and Lithuania come close to meeting the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation benchmark of devoting 2 percent of their economies to defense while Estonia spends slightly more than 2 percent.

California is home to the largest group of DACA recipients - almost 200,000.

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