Immigration Is Congress's Mess — Trump's Right

Xavier Trudeau
Septembre 11, 2017

"Things that are truly alien to traditions and threaten the very existence of those cherished traditions".

A recent study by the Center for American Progress, a left-leaning think tank, and FWD.us, an immigration reform advocacy group, found that an average of 30,000 people will be out of work each month if the five-year-old program is repealed. A Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the bill is scheduled for Wednesday. From community colleges to some of the country's most selective institutions, higher ed leaders were defiant.

Companies have the discretion to decide whether they want to provide DACA employees with legal support or counseling, according to Justin Storch, who works with federal immigration agencies on behalf of the Society for Human Resource Management's immigration affiliate, the Council for Global Immigration.

And, of course, Speaker Paul Ryan, who has called on the president not to end DACA, even though Ryan once described the program as "blatantly unconstitutional".

He fears that the information will be used to locate and ultimately deport the current 800,000 DREAMers and their families. I'm here today to announce that the program known as DACA is being rescinded.

As Guatemalan American Luisa Moreno pointed out before her deportation in 1954, immigrant dreams are American dreams.

"Employers really should brace themselves", said Shin-I Lowe, an attorney who specializes in corporate immigration law at the firm Littler Mendelson.

A prominent Republican fund-raiser turned critic of President Donald Trump said Thursday it would be a huge economic mistake not to let young undocumented immigrants, called "Dreamers", remain in the United States.

The second problem could be addressed by extending E-verify across the country, which Cotton called "the best way to reduce more illegal immigration".

"I'd like to see something where we have good border security, and we have a great DACA transaction where everybody is happy and now they don't have to worry about it anymore", Trump said speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, according to Politico.

Leaders of the major House conservative caucuses - the hard-line House Freedom Caucus and the larger Republican Study Committee, have both warned in recent days against attaching a debt-ceiling increase to a Harvey aid package.

The most high-profile bill directly addressing DACA is the DREAM Act, the work of South Carolina Republican Sen.

Mark Krikorian, the leading intellectual advocate for a more restricted immigration policy, should be a natural ally of this White House. The idea was to make sure the different states didn't try to establish their own rules. In fact, the vast majority of the country's estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants are law-abiding except for their original sin of crossing the border illegally or overstaying their visas. These students are central to the "sifting and winnowing" of ideas that takes place at our universities and makes democracy possible. The program allows undocumented students to participate in the democratic life of the university, engaging in discussion and debate. Had such a ban been introduced, many in Congress would have denounced it. There would have been a public debate. "That's my opinion of the guy". Now, supporters of DACA are poised to argue formal rulemaking is necessary to unwind the program. "They are working legally, they're paying taxes, everything they're supposed to do".

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump said he's not sending mixed signals regarding his decision this week to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, adding that ultimately he wants a solution "where everybody is happy".

"While the plaintiffs in Wednesday's lawsuit may believe that an arbitrary circumvention of Congress is lawful, the Department of Justice looks forward to defending this administration's position", said DOJ spokesman Devin O'Malley. In concert with colleagues around the nation, faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee passed a Sanctuary Campus resolution. She says repealing DACA violates the constitutional rights to due process of students covered by DACA, also known as DREAMers. With the revocation of DACA, the struggle to make our public institutions democratic and open to all will move to the next level.

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