“I want people to know that we matter,” she said.
It looks like the answer is “yes,” and 700,000 people would become pawns in Trump’s negotiations with Congress if so.
There’s no way to know which way Republicans will go, because they don’t know themselves. But they’ll have to decide.
The justices are considering whether the Trump administration can shut down a program that shields about 700,000 young immigrants from deportation.
Undocumented immigrants are among the most vulnerable members of society. For Dreamers, America is the only home they know. For the Supreme Court to let them be “sent south” needlessly would be nothing short of a nightmare.
I will not live in fear. And neither will the 700,000 undocumented immigrants like me.
They are doctors and pharmacists, business owners and students who were brought to the United States as children, unaware that they had entered illegally or on visas that later expired. Without legal status, their hopes for the future were dim.
This is the fifth year the study has taken place.
Given the congressional gridlock, she plans to use executive action.
Originally published by The Hill The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday advanced a spending bill that would allow recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to work in the legislative branch. The bill was approved on a party-line vote of 28-22. “By allowing DACA recipients to work on Capitol Hill, we are ensuring …