Trump stop program to protect young immigrants

Trump stop program to protect young immigrants

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The U.s. government revokes the government program DACA, young immigrants who as a child illegally to the US were protection against expulsion. That has minister of Justice Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday.

In his announcement called Sessions of the program, that in 2012, as per presidential decree, which was introduced by Barack Obama, an “unconstitutional exercise of power by the executive branch of the government”.

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, deferred action for people who in their childhood have arrived) led, according to Sessions to a “flood of minors” to the U.s. southern border, that “terrible humanitarian consequences” entailed.

Hundreds of thousands of American jobs were taken by immigrants. That is against the interests of the country, according to the minister.

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Background: What does the American migrantenprogramma DACA?

It is estimated to achthonderdduizend sons and daughters of illegal immigrants, the so-called ‘Dreamers’ (dreamers), who as a child by their parents are taken to the US. They are grown up and gone to school, work and pay tax and have no other homeland.

DACA protected them not only against forced eviction, but made them also the opportunity to attend a training and a work permit to get.

icipants of the program whose work in march 2018 is progressing even get to 5 October this year the time to get a new one.


President Donald Trump made earlier this week is already known that he is the Congress after the withdrawal of DACA six months time to the fate of the young immigrants to decide.

The bitterly divided Congress during the first six months of his reign, however, has not been able important bills, in spite of a Republican majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate. The topic immigration is in the past is also a large splijtzwam shown.

The final destiny of the Dreamers will remain uncertain for the time being.

Incidentally, is the group that is under the DACA program is relatively small. To the estimate are at least eleven million illegal immigrants in the US.

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