Republicans' DACA Replacement Bill's Biggest Change Is Both Good And Bad

Lawrence Cooper
September 30, 2017

Tillis, along with Sen.

Hatch, who co-authored the DREAM Act with Sen.

The program is called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, and allows work permits and other protections for some 800,000 people. Their parents have worked hard and they've worked hard.

Under the SUCCEED Act, however, Dreamers will not be allowed to sponsor family members.

5, 2017, President Trump made the decision to end DACA.

After the first 10 years under the program, the applicant can then apply for legal permanent residency, also known as a green card.

Bolis says, "President Trump has greatly added to the burden of DACA students who are now very unsure about their future in this country".

For many, however, this week the focus across the country is on pushing DACA recipients eligible for a permit renewal to get their applications in before time runs out.

The 46-page suit filed in US district court in San Francisco claimed that Trump's decision to revoke the DACA program over the next six months was, "motivated by unconstitutional bias against Mexicans and Latinos". "In the Succeed Act, a person would have to wait 15 years ..."

Days later Trump said if Congress did not act within six months he would reconsider revoking Obama's executive order.

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"I've worked in every branch of government. and I've never seen a circumstance like this", said Garaufis, also wondering why the government is hurrying up to end the program.

The new GOP proposal hasn't deterred congressional Democrats from pushing forward. "Given Republican leaders' failure to bring it to the floor, a discharge petition is the appropriate step to ensure that this vital legislation gets a vote". But it's a long shot since the GOP controls the House and rank-and-file Republicans would have to buck their leadership to sign on.

Later, in a debt ceiling deal with Democratic leaders, the possibility of Congress pursuing a DREAM ACT (The Development, Relief, Education and for Alien Minors) came up. House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea MORE (R-Wis.) looked Angelica Villalobos, a DACA beneficiary, United We Dream member and mother of four in the eye and told her that she would be safe. It was not clear whether those principles would be influenced by the Republicans' bill.

Not so. The U.S. economic recovery has already lasted 98 months, and national unemployment stands at 4.4 percent - 4 percent in Florida.

The two groups are now pushing President Donald Trump to flip-flop on his campaign promises by approving a no-strings, no-border wall amnesty for roughly 3.3 million younger illegal immigrants.

While the lack of awareness has her concerned, Esquivel said she's more alarmed by the countless stories of betrayal from families duped out of money by persons hired to shepherd them through the renewal process. She said Congress should address the shift in the demographic climate as minority groups - primarily Hispanics - collectively surpass the "white majority", which Woodward-Kaupert believes will transform the United States into a majority-minority country by 2055.

Gaudino went on to say that CWU and other state institutions have adopted several policies to protect students, regardless of their legal status here in the United States, and to reaffirm the role of Campus Police as a medium for enforcing campus laws, not federal laws. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer and top House of Representatives Democrat Nancy Pelosi have said that in a meeting with Trump they had discussed a path to citizenship for Dreamers after eight years.

According to Dr. Cleary, Washington state has provided two pieces of legislature that will now protect funding for the 18,000 DACA students in state as well as DACA awareness and the WAFSA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) programs.

The Trump administration earlier this month announced a phaseout, saying all current two-year permits will be honored and those whose permits expire over the next six months can quickly apply for a new extension, but it must be in by October 5.

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