Trump ends DACA — and pressures Congress to pass immigration reform - POLITICO

Politico| Wed Sep 06 02:33:25 EDT 2017
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration will end an Obama-era program that offers protection to thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. But he will give lawmakers six months to act first, effectively punting the fate of so-called Dreamers into the hands of Congress. It’s not clear whether Republican lawmakers, who have struggled for years to agree on an immigration reform package and who face a series of other high-stakes deadlines this fall, will be able to score a legislative solution by March. Story Continued Below And Trump appears to have dramatically upped the stakes, with the White House saying Congress needs to pass ..

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