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Trump Administration still reviewing DACA program for immigrant children: Tom Bossert

September 21 2017, 02:20 | Irvin Gilbert

Trump Administration still reviewing DACA program for immigrant children: Tom Bossert

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway slammed'the left for criticism Melania Trump received over wearing sky-high heels en route to Texas Tuesday with some Americans saying she looked out of touch 

President Donald Trump has responded to a chorus of protest from Republicans by postponing a decision about whether to rescind an Obama-era provision protecting undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as children.

Mr Trump's decision will come ahead of a key deadline next week for a lawsuit brought against Daca by Texas and nine other states.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters later this afternoon that nothing would finalized until Tuesday.

A decision about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or Daca, scheme was widely expected on Friday but has now been put off until Tuesday, according to the White House.

Asked what he would say to young immigrants who are awaiting his move, scared about their fate, he replied: "I think the dreamers are terrific".

Speaking from the Oval Office, Trump told reporters Friday a decision would be made by this weekend on whether to end the program, which allows young immigrants who came to the US illegally with their families to stay with permits. Some of those work permits could last up to two years.

Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox & Friends Thursday morning and defended the first lady suggesting the condemnation came over fears that President Trump was handling the response to Hurricane Harvey too well 

One person familiar with the discussions said the president is likely ultimately to choose to end or phase out the program.

In the meantime, advocates and lawmakers have been trying to apply last-minute pressure with Twitter messages, public comments and events. Trump's immigration executive order Asked Friday if those who are now protected by the program should be anxious, the president responded: "We love the DREAMers".

"These are kids who know no other country, who are brought here by their parents and don't know another home. So I really do believe that there needs to be a legislative solution".

"We don't want 800,000 people who have been vetted, who have applied, who have given all of their information to the government to now have to go underground", labor leaders Maria Elena Durazo said.

"A final decision on that front has not been made, and when it is, we will certainly inform everybody in this room", she told reporters during Thursday's briefing.



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