San Jose Sues President Trump over DACA Rollback

San Jose Sues President Trump over DACA Rollback

The program allowed some individuals who entered the country without documentation as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit.

"If you were to ask them would you ever go back to Taiwan, the answer would be no because this is the best thing that could have ever happened to them", he said.

That's because the litigation announced by Democratic attorneys general points to a more fundamental - and disconcerting - trend in our country: The growing frequency of trying to set public policy by relying on the judicial, instead of the legislative branch of government.

Garaufis, a Democratic appointee who previously expressed dismay about Trump's travel ban, is hearing a suit brought by a DACA recipient over the Obama administration's rules that is being refiled as a class action challenging Trump, and he has also been assigned a challenge from NY and other states. DACA recipients do not have legal status, but they are allowed to work and remain in the country without fear of deportation.

Daugaard names September 15 as "POW/MIA Recognition Day"
Local veteran David Jessel explained the symbolism of the table for six that is set each year for the ceremony. Anne Hallberg-Holt thanked those present for their service and the promise to leave no one behind.

"The Bible has a definite protection for children who were under age 20 when their parents chose immigration to the Promised Land for them (Numbers 14)". The Recognizing America's Children Act is similar to Dream, but sets a lower age for arriving to the USA - at under 16 - and sets up two five-year periods for conditional status. When DACA was enacted, San Jose was able to hire DACA grantees.

Instead, Congress abrogated its responsibilities in favor of politics and did nothing. "King then topped that tweet with his own take, writing, "@RealDonaldTrump If AP is correct, Trump base is blown up, destroyed, irreparable, and disillusioned beyond fix. In doing so, he left vulnerable the very children that he proclaimed to love in a later tweet. If they do, I'm confident that the Dream Act will pass both chambers of Congress on a strong bipartisan vote and then it will be up to President Trump to sign the Dream Act and make it the law of the land.

It was seven years ago that Republican Senator Dick Lugar and I sent a letter to President Obama, asking him to establish the DACA program. They reap the benefits America provides and, more important, contribute to their communities with a gratitude nurtured at home. "We're talking about taking care of people, people that were brought here, people that have done a good job and were not brought here of their own volition, but importantly, what we want, we have to have a wall", he said.

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