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Trump said he would also suggest $5 billion for border security and would seek to curb family sponsorship of immigrants and the visa lottery system in his framework.
In other words, he's asking for up to $30 billion for the wall and increased border security now, a curb on family sponsorship of immigrants now, and his visa lottery system now; all in return for potentially extending his own DACA deadline and potentially signing any legislation that allows a 10-12 year path to citizenship for Dreamers.
originally posted by: UKTruth
Sounds like he is going to do exactly what he said he would. Seems like a trend with your President. Must be refreshing to have a leader do what is right and not pander for votes 24/7.
He will get nothing but scorn from the left though... but I am sure he won't care.
I just read the article & I feel like you're misrepresenting what's in it. He's asking for $25 billion to fund the wall (lol at people who thought Mexico would pay for it) and is simply "open" to offering an "incentive of citizenship perhaps in 10 to 12 years" to Dreamers. And it says he might push back the March 5th DACA deadline (which is a deadline he set in the first place) if lawmakers can't come to an agreement by then.
And it says he might push back the March 5th DACA deadline (which is a deadline he set in the first place) if lawmakers can't come to an agreement by then.
originally posted by: enlightenedservant
a reply to: Krakatoa
Did you actually read the article? He doesn't give a single guarantee on DACA recipients or Dreamers. So they still would be subject to deportation now. He's simply asking for everything he wants immediately without guaranteeing a single thing in return.
originally posted by: JBurns
a reply to: enlightenedservant
O/T: How did you get the text to strikeout like that? I was wanting to do it the other day, and could not find the right BB code.
I'm sure there would likely be a probationary period of deferment/delay, after which a decision could be made.
I'd love to see a clean bill, but Dems simply cannot be trusted to hold up their end of a simple agreement on security.
Because the current EO is illegal (it is in direct opposition to existing laws). The grace period was a chance for congress to get their act together on something they were too happy to ignore otherwise. Not everyone wants to undo every single last Obama action. Some would rather just see it done the right way, so some future POTUS can't just come in and strike an EO off the book on a whim.