Returning from Florida, he told reporters he'd continue to push for a wall in the immigration talks. He came to the country from Mexico as a child.
Building on the wonderful support that has been built since before the termination of DACA, and knowing the resilience found in my community, I am certain we will win once again. He's been talking to so-called DREAMers about the developments. DREAM Act legislation is important, because people who did nothing wrong shouldn't have to look over their shoulder just to get through the day.
"We are Americans just like you, and that's why we need your help to protect DACA".
The Dreamers, immigrants brought to America by their parents without a say in the matter, grow up with those freedoms.
Brewster said he had personal knowledge that the night before, Sen. There is an obsession in D.C. with deal-making: What do I get for passing this, or voting for that? One DREAMer I spoke to called it a psychological torture.
"I have friends who are Dreamers, brought here at 2 years old, they are now 25, 27 years old". This feels like a roller coaster that is not stopping.
McCluskey said that a year ago, he would have predicted the Dream Act or something like it probably passing in Congress, but in the current political environment, "I have no idea".
GONZALES: Well, you know, I heard two reactions to that idea. That means, however, that she'll have to leave the United States to attend an interview in El Salvador. Since that time, 800,000 immigrants received DACA protection.
Approximately 790,000 people known as ‘Dreamers’ are protected under DACA according to Pew research
"Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military?" He wanted to see the details of the reported deal - and a guarantee of a follow-through.
Lawyers from the Justice Department and Make The Road will reconvene September 26 to present arguments and decide on the status of the reapplication deadlines, which the plaintiffs said they would challenge in court if the government does not extend them.
I'm outraged that our governor wants to spend my tax dollars to protect the rights of those who are here in our country illegally. He said he was "not talking about amnesty at all".
GONZALES: No, they don't.
He added: "If we don't have the wall, we are doing nothing". Make the Road New York is also a plaintiff in the case. As Townhall.com editor Guy Benson aptly points out, "The Trump administration clearly stated yesterday that they will not be "targeting" these young people or reshuffling their enforcement priorities". And he says, he can't call himself optimistic or pessimistic.
In a statement following the Trump administration's announcement to rescind DACA, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccadro said, "Punting the issue to Congress, without any affirmative leadership to enact a legislative solution, amounts to a cowardly cop-out, placing the futures of these young women and men in serious jeopardy".
KELLY: All right. That's one of many voices talking there with NPR's Richard Gonzales. That was a huge breakthrough, and now it's being taken away.
GONZALES: It's my pleasure.