Deal, no deal leaves DACA recipients confused, uncertain
Sep 15 2017 by Lorena Waters
"Overhauling the US tax code is a top priority of President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans, but they have made little progress since taking power in Washington in January via a closed-door process that has excluded Democrats".
In Indiana, Rokita said in a statement he is "confident that President Trump will stand strong for a border wall before anything is done to address illegal immigrants already in the country". "We're looking at allowing people to stay here", Trump told reporters as he traveled to view hurricane damage in Florida. He added that "the wall will come later".
Emerging from an Oval Office meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a beaming Trump touted the deal for his imminent removal from office.
Because of President Trump's action, 800,000 young people have lost their legal status to live and work in the United States.
And soon after, Trump appeared to confirm that approach.
But Trump said Thursday that citizenship was off the table: "We're not looking at citizenship".
On Thursday, President AssFace von TurtleDick took to Twitter to post a note asking his followers if they really wanted to deport young immigrants who know the U.S.as their only home.
"What the president is saying when he says this isn't about the rich - that's true", said Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform and a close ally of the White House on the issue.
But the President made it clear that border security must be included in any new plan. Another said Trump got "rolled" by the Democrats.
Some Republicans reacted angrily to Mr Trump's position on DACA. One panned the president as "Amnesty Don".
"While DACA and border security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to", Sanders tweeted on Wednesday.
Karina Ruiz, president of the Arizona Dream Act Coalition and DACA recipient, talks during a press conference following the announcement of the repeal of DACA.
"That swamp he was gonna drain. he has jumped into that swamp", the caller said.
"Frankly, this is still a reality show president" who thrives on good reviews, John Hudak, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, told AFP.
Ryan disputed the idea that any deal had been struck, though his argument seemed to turn largely on semantic distinctions.
He said that such "forging" came in the form of an invitation to the top Democratic leaders, and that afterward, the president's message was different than the guests'.
If you are not in a position of power to be advocating for yourself, you need other people to be advocating for you and I think that's something that most minority students on campus understand and so having been through that same struggle in other areas on campus I think it's understandable like if you are an undocumented immigrant you shouldn't have to be advocating yourself because that's how the policy is going to catch you. We're working with everybody. Rush Limbaugh mentioned it on his radio program: "If just at any time in the past six months, or any time in the next six, if for just three months Ryan and McConnell would work with Trump to advance his agenda, they would own everything for who knows how long". My plans do not change, "said Lucas, a graduate of Belmont High School in the Los Angeles area who recently earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California Berkeley". He spoke at a rally by civil-rights groups. I want to stay here, "said the young woman born in Oaxaca and brought here by her parents at the age of 18 months".
"Just like I have (had) for the past five years, anxiety", said Seven Flores, who has been shielded from deportation since 2013 under DACA. "So I'm afraid that if you strike a deal with him, that he'll go back on his word at any point".