Local immigrants travel to Washington to fight for Dreamers

Local immigrants travel to Washington to fight for Dreamers

The development comes as the White House and lawmakers are wrangling over immigration reform, with Democrats demanding protections for Dreamers.

President Donald Trump was once again undermined in court by his own tweets. So eager were they to cover that up that they issued a fake transcript that did not include him saying he would vote for a clean DACA bill before a larger immigration package and the border wall (they later issued a more accurate one, after their censorship of the proceedings was reported).

Back in November, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to deny that Trump called the United States justice system a "laughingstock" by claiming he said the "process" of how our country handles terror attacks "has people calling us" a joke and a laughingstock. A senior Republican congressional aide, who did not want to be named, noted that the White House was briefed on the senators' proposal and said, "It's clear it's a non-starter".

The group's proposal also did not fully end family unification, also known as "chain migration", and only delayed the ability of Dreamers to bring in some other family members, including their adult siblings.

The so-called Dreamers were protected from deportation under the policy enacted in 2012 during Barack Obama's presidency.

Negotiations continue on Thursday on how to handle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program.

Second-ranking Senate Democrat Dick Durbin of IL released a joint statement by the six Senate negotiators-three Republicans and three Democrats-that said their plan addresses Trump's insistence on addressing border security, limits to family priority in immigration and an end to a visa lottery to promote diversity. "We are now working to build support for that deal in Congress", they added. "I think we have a long way to go", he told reporters.

Blizzard Has Passed, But Frigid Temperatures Remain Along East Coast
A pedestrian walks through blinding snow across the Brooklyn Bridge during Storm Grayson in New York City. Many areas along the coast got more than a foot of snow, the Washington Post reported .

"He genuinely cares and has a compassionate point of view, but he mentioned border security", said Tillis.

Cotton said the plan falls short of Trump's request for border wall funds.

The analysis of why Trump let the cameras stay boiled down to this: After questions were raised about his mental stability in Michael Wolff's new book, "Fire and Fury", Trump wanted to be seen running a bipartisan meeting - and that's what he did.

"I'm not talking amnesty at all", Trump was quoted on Thursday by the Wall Street Journal.

Cotton said he's willing to support legal residence for the DACA recipients, with the right to eventually gain United States citizenship. Democrats have been willing to discuss changes to those programs, but aren't willing to go almost as far as people like Cotton or hardline White House advisers like Stephen Miller want. At the time, the White House gave some beneficiaries whose DACA statuses expire before the March date one final chance to renew their statuses.

Texas Senator John Cornyn, the second ranking member of Senate Republicans, says he'd be surprised if an immigration deal can be completed by then.

"We have different groups working on it right now".

Related News:

  • Lawsuit Accuses Ford of Diesel Cheating Scandal

    Lawsuit Accuses Ford of Diesel Cheating Scandal

    Those accusations have resulted in a lawsuit being filed by the law firm Hagens Berman on behalf of Super Duty owners. The software was allegedly developed and supplied to Ford by Bosch.
    Stan Lee's lawyer denies sexual misconduct allegations

    Stan Lee's lawyer denies sexual misconduct allegations

    Lee will not be extorted or blackmailed, and will pay no money to anyone because he has done absolutely nothing wrong", Lallas added.
    Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses

    Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses

    Axer said in the letter all separated employees have the opportunity to apply for open positions at other Sam's Club or Walmart locations.
  • Winter Storm Warning issued for Ohio Co

    Winter Storm Warning issued for Ohio Co

    Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 miles per hour decreasing to 10 to 15 miles per hour after midnight. TONIGHT: Freezing rain and snow will exit the area by 7 or 8 PM tonight in our southeastern counties.

    General Motors Co Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Worse Than Expected

    While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of -8.27% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Ford Motor Co . F is now overvalued by 3.87% relative to the average 1-year price target of $12.67 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts.
    Apple releases fifth iOS 11.2.5 beta for iPhone and iPad

    Apple releases fifth iOS 11.2.5 beta for iPhone and iPad

    This could be a hint that Apple is mainly developing the new audio news feature for the upcoming HomePod speaker. Meanwhile, public beta testers should head to Settings General Software Update to obtain beta 5 over-the-air.
  • (XOM) Position Lessened by Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC

    Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 187,663 shares in the company, valued at approximately $15,645,464.31. CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS also announced decreased position in Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) during the quarter.
    Trump Gives Painfully Transparent Excuse to Avoid London Trip

    Trump Gives Painfully Transparent Excuse to Avoid London Trip

    Supporters of Trump though said his refusal to visit London was a shame and reflected badly on the British public. But Mr Khan said the United States president's visit would have been met with "mass peaceful protests ".
    North Carolina Asks Court to Halt Congressional Map Change

    North Carolina Asks Court to Halt Congressional Map Change

    Senate Republicans issued a press release this week urging the people behind the suit based on state law to drop the case. In the 2016 election, slightly less than half of the state's voters cast ballots for Democrats in elections for the U.S.
  • Most Inspiring, Confusing and Bizarre Moments at the Critics' Choice Awards

    Most Inspiring, Confusing and Bizarre Moments at the Critics' Choice Awards

    This was her second win at the annual awards show, after being named Best Actress in an action movie in 2016 for Suicide Squad . Janney played along for a bit, saying, "My mother is going to be very proud, because I learned everything from her".
    Man cuts hijab off girl in Scarborough, police say

    Man cuts hijab off girl in Scarborough, police say

    Government statistics suggest that hate crimes targeting Muslims more than tripled between 2012 and 2015 to a total of 159. The siblings said he had black hair with straight bangs to the eyebrows, a thin moustache and black prescription glasses.
    California suspect in fatal hoax 911 call jailed in Kansas

    California suspect in fatal hoax 911 call jailed in Kansas

    As reported by Glixel , Barriss could face a maximum fine of $300,000 and up to 36 months in prison under the manslaughter charge. There is no update regarding punishment for the Call of Duty player that apparently provided Finch's address as his own.


Most liked

Mark Wahlberg Reportedly Blocked 'All The Money' Reshoots Without Million Dollar Paycheck
According to USA Today and two sources familiar with the production, Wahlberg had co-star approval in his contract. Spacey was removed from the production after numerous sexual misconduct allegations against him came to life.

Texas man charged with capital murder in death of adopted daughter
After two weeks of looking, searchers found Sherin's body less than a mile from the house. The punishment for that ranges from two to 20 years in prison with a fine up to $10,000.

Trump goes for 1st medical checkup since becoming president
With his physical set for next week, the president decided to make a prediction and give a warning [VIDEO]in the process. Trump likes fast food, too, along with well-done steaks , chocolate cake and double scoops of vanilla ice cream.

Date set for Wilder-Ortiz
It remains the only bout in which Wilder has gone the distance as a broken right hand kept him from recording a knockout. He and Ortiz were initially supposed to fight on that card, but the Cuban was scratched because of a positive drug test.

Ronaldo taunts 'backward' Neymar for leaving Barcelona
However, former Barcelona star Ronaldo believes the move was a step down in terms of his footballing development. PSG qualified for the semi finals by defeating Amiens 2-0 while Rennes defeated Toulouse 4-2.

Price Target Analysis Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
Ingalls Snyder Llc stated it has 195,346 shares or 0.65% of all its holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 247 raised stakes. Finally, Corundum Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $298,000.

Detective Pikachu Comes to the West on March 23
Get ready to walk, talk, and solve mysteries with Pikachu in Detective Pikachu when it releases on March 23, 2018 for $39.99. A special Detective Pikachu amiibo is also planned for the game's release, and it's larger than a regular amiibo.

Gal Gadot in an Elie Saab Dress Prompts Backlash
It was blocked by the government because of the star's nationality and her support for Israel's army, it was reported at the time. Gadot added that when she began her career, there were very few female-led films, and even fewer female directors.

Positive Future ahead on Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL)
Current trade price levels places HRL's stock about -6.87% away from the 52-week high and closed 18.96% away from the 52-week low. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Hormel Foods Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.44% EPS growth.

Call of Duty Swatting Incident Ends In Death Of Unrelated Person
The official said it wasn't clear if Barriss was involved in the dispute or if he had been recruited to make the false call. The swatting incident has struck home for gamers since it affects them directly, Winningham said.

Google pulls games for kids and adults containing AdultSwine malware
Google on Friday morning has disabled the developers' accounts and "will show strong warnings to anyone that has installed them". Android users should also consider using Google Play Protect , which is created to scan apps daily for issues.

100 percent FDI cleared for single brand!
Earlier also 100 per cent FDI was allowed in the segment, but it required government approval. However, foreign investors' purchases were restricted to the secondary market only.

Family slams TV series on Versace murder
The family challenges in particular Orth's claim that Versace was HIV-positive. "We stand by the meticulous reporting of Ms. Versace's family, who lived and worked closely with him and were in the best position to know the facts of his life".

Severfield (LON:SFR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
Keller Group plc provides geotechnical solutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. Robinson Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0.31% invested in Premier Foods plc (LON:PFD) for 45,495 shares.

Tunisia: 778 arrested for protesting against austerity measures
One protestor was killed and dozens of government headquarters and institutions were set on fire. More than 770 people have been detained in almost a week of sometimes violent demonstrations.