Jimmy Kimmel blasts Trump over 'horrible' DACA decision: 'No good reason'

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Ferguson said Trump's decision violates the due process rights of the immigrants, and could put them at risk due to the information they provided to the government when applying for DACA.

A total of 6,773 Jamaicans had their permits approved over the period. If they can't, I will revisit this issue!

"Illinois has been my home since I was 8 years old", said Angelica Magana, who is now 32.

DACA participants, sometimes called "Dreamers", were brought to the US illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas. Should Congress fail to pass a replacement, more than 30,000 DACA immigrants in NY would lose job-based health insurance while another 10,000 could lose state-supplied Medicaid coverage. "Me and my brother actually being here in D.C., we're taking it upon ourselves to be a part of this movement right now and to go back to CT and to continue to fight as well". "I think we're going to have great support from both sides of Congress and I really believe that Congress is going to work very hard on the DACA agreement and come up with something", Trump said. His decision was in response to a challenge from conservative states that called program, achieved through an executive order by President Barack Obama, unconstitutional.

And the Trump administration signaled yesterday the president won't sign a resolution for the group some call "Dreamers" unless it also includes other illegal immigration issues, such as border security and the enforcement of existing laws, which would make passage more complicated. A study by the Center for American Progress estimates that the loss of all DACA workers would reduce U.S. GDP by over 400-billion U.S. dollars over the next decade.

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In deportation proceedings, the government must prove that the person they want deported is in the USA illegally.

Over 800,000 "Dreamers" are now basically in limbo and fearing deportation if Congress doesn't act. "This cruel act of political cowardice deals a stunning blow to the bright young Dreamer's and to everyone who cherishes the American Dream". The administration has given Congress six months to act before any now protected individuals lose their ability to work, study and live in the USA without fear of deportation. Kimmel's theory on why Trump made his decision? "There's nothing compassionate about the failure to enforce immigration laws", U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.

What will actually happen in six months absent congressional action remained unclear.

"The program known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama administration is being rescinded", Sessions said during the press conference on Tuesday morning.

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