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    Donald Trump Has Already Broken Promises on Immigration

    NADA ON DACA



    Donald Trump Has Already Broken Promises on Immigration



    Not only has the president failed to ‘immediately’ reverse Obama’s ‘executive amnesty’ protecting young Dreamers from deportation, his advisers are signaling he has no plans to do so.


    BETSY WOODRUFF


    01.23.17 9:40 PM ET



    Mark Krikorian is displeased.



    Krikorian is one of the most influential advocates of stricter enforcement of U.S. immigration laws. He’s spent his career pushing for tougher border enforcement and lower levels of legal immigration, and he heads the Center for Immigration Studies, a small but productive think tank that researches the issue. Long before Donald Trump took his fateful ride down that gleaming escalator, Krikorian was gunning for the kind of policies he campaigned on.



    And now, Trump has let him down. That’s because as the sun set on Trump’s first full weekday in office, it became clear that the reality star turned president had broken a key campaign promise: He had failed to reverse an Obama policy that protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation. Instead, two of Trump’s top lieutenants signaled that the promise may never come to fruition.


    This all started on Aug. 16, 2015, when Trump released the first major policy paper of his presidential campaign: on immigration. In that plan, which is still up on his campaign website, Trump promised to “immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive amnesties.”




    The Supreme Court took care of one of them, which would have shielded from deportation undocumented parents of children born in the United States. But the other Obama executive action Trump’s plan referred to—Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA—has thus far withstood legal scrutiny. It’s a program that provides temporary work permits and deportation protection for people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, haven’t committed any crimes, and have jobs or are in school. Upward of 750,000 undocumented immigrants are enrolled in the program.



    Obama implemented DACA without getting a congressional sign-off, generating sharp criticism from Republicans, who said he was violating the Constitution and undermining the checks and balances that rein in executive power (Democrats were much less worried about executive overreach when a member of their party was in the White House). Conservative grassroots activists also detested DACA, which many argued would encourage illegal immigration. And debates over how fast to repeal it were a major part of the 2016 Republican presidential primary.




    Trump’s promise to end it “immediately” won him plaudits from some of the hardest hardliners in conservative immigration circles.



    Then Inauguration Day came. And nothing happened. The president signed orders to change the leadership of the Federal Communications Commission and to keep the Federal Housing Administration from lowering interest rates. But he didn’t do anything about Obama’s much-decried “executive amnesty.”


    And then over the weekend he didn’t do anything.



    And by end of day on Monday, Jan. 23—Day Three and a Half of Trump’s America—DACA was still intact. Krikorian told The Daily Beast that he contacted the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services himself to see if perhaps the Trump White House had quietly told officials to stop enrolling immigrants in the program—and they told him, no, they were still accepting applications.




    USCIS confirmed to Politico that it was still issuing new work permits to undocumented immigrants who applied for them, and that it was still renewing existing permits as they expired. It was business as usual, and the Trump White House hadn’t told USCIS otherwise.
    “This is a broken promise,” Krikorian said. “It ain’t immediate anymore.”



    Krikorian added that he had known Trump would disappoint him, as any elected official would. But this was more than he had expected.




    “This is a threshold issue—there’s no excuse for allowing a single work permit to be renewed, and yet they’re doing it anyway, on the same scale and in the same way that Obama was doing it,” he said. “They’re just continuing Obama’s illegal policy.”



    On Fox News on Sunday and in the White House press briefing room on Monday, respectively, Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus and press secretary Sean Spicer proceeded to salt the wound. Priebus suggested the Trump administration had no immediate plans to end the program and instead would work with Congress to find a permanent way to give its participants legal status. And during the first press briefing of the Trump administration, Spicer dipped and dodged when questioned about the program.



    “For now, the focus is on people who’ve done harm to our country,” he said.



    Krikorian said he thinks those statements mean Priebus has more influence over how Trump thinks about immigration policy—at least for now—than senior counselor Steve Bannon does. Bannon’s old news site, Breitbart, exhaustively covered the implementation of DACA, and in an overwhelmingly negative way. One of the site’s key dogmas is that undocumented immigrants are an existential threat to the U.S. and that candidates who cater to them are traitors to American nationalism.



    So immigration restrictionists, like Krikorian, saw Bannon as their voice in the White House. Bannon was the true believer who would counterbalance the influence of Priebus—whom they viewed as an partisan operative, the guy who argued in 2013 the GOP would have to back some sort of legal status for undocumented immigrants if it wanted to win in 2016 (whoops).


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgiaPeach View Post
    NADA ON DACA



    Donald Trump Has Already Broken Promises on Immigration



    Not only has the president failed to ‘immediately’ reverse Obama’s ‘executive amnesty’ protecting young Dreamers from deportation, his advisers are signaling he has no plans to do so.


    BETSY WOODRUFF


    01.23.17 9:40 PM ET



    Mark Krikorian is displeased.



    Krikorian is one of the most influential advocates of stricter enforcement of U.S. immigration laws. He’s spent his career pushing for tougher border enforcement and lower levels of legal immigration, and he heads the Center for Immigration Studies, a small but productive think tank that researches the issue. Long before Donald Trump took his fateful ride down that gleaming escalator, Krikorian was gunning for the kind of policies he campaigned on.



    And now, Trump has let him down. That’s because as the sun set on Trump’s first full weekday in office, it became clear that the reality star turned president had broken a key campaign promise: He had failed to reverse an Obama policy that protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation. Instead, two of Trump’s top lieutenants signaled that the promise may never come to fruition.


    This all started on Aug. 16, 2015, when Trump released the first major policy paper of his presidential campaign: on immigration. In that plan, which is still up on his campaign website, Trump promised to “immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive amnesties.”




    The Supreme Court took care of one of them, which would have shielded from deportation undocumented parents of children born in the United States. But the other Obama executive action Trump’s plan referred to—Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA—has thus far withstood legal scrutiny. It’s a program that provides temporary work permits and deportation protection for people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, haven’t committed any crimes, and have jobs or are in school. Upward of 750,000 undocumented immigrants are enrolled in the program.



    Obama implemented DACA without getting a congressional sign-off, generating sharp criticism from Republicans, who said he was violating the Constitution and undermining the checks and balances that rein in executive power (Democrats were much less worried about executive overreach when a member of their party was in the White House). Conservative grassroots activists also detested DACA, which many argued would encourage illegal immigration. And debates over how fast to repeal it were a major part of the 2016 Republican presidential primary.




    Trump’s promise to end it “immediately” won him plaudits from some of the hardest hardliners in conservative immigration circles.



    Then Inauguration Day came. And nothing happened. The president signed orders to change the leadership of the Federal Communications Commission and to keep the Federal Housing Administration from lowering interest rates. But he didn’t do anything about Obama’s much-decried “executive amnesty.”


    And then over the weekend he didn’t do anything.



    And by end of day on Monday, Jan. 23—Day Three and a Half of Trump’s America—DACA was still intact. Krikorian told The Daily Beast that he contacted the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services himself to see if perhaps the Trump White House had quietly told officials to stop enrolling immigrants in the program—and they told him, no, they were still accepting applications.




    USCIS confirmed to Politico that it was still issuing new work permits to undocumented immigrants who applied for them, and that it was still renewing existing permits as they expired. It was business as usual, and the Trump White House hadn’t told USCIS otherwise.
    “This is a broken promise,” Krikorian said. “It ain’t immediate anymore.”



    Krikorian added that he had known Trump would disappoint him, as any elected official would. But this was more than he had expected.




    “This is a threshold issue—there’s no excuse for allowing a single work permit to be renewed, and yet they’re doing it anyway, on the same scale and in the same way that Obama was doing it,” he said. “They’re just continuing Obama’s illegal policy.”



    On Fox News on Sunday and in the White House press briefing room on Monday, respectively, Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus and press secretary Sean Spicer proceeded to salt the wound. Priebus suggested the Trump administration had no immediate plans to end the program and instead would work with Congress to find a permanent way to give its participants legal status. And during the first press briefing of the Trump administration, Spicer dipped and dodged when questioned about the program.



    “For now, the focus is on people who’ve done harm to our country,” he said.



    Krikorian said he thinks those statements mean Priebus has more influence over how Trump thinks about immigration policy—at least for now—than senior counselor Steve Bannon does. Bannon’s old news site, Breitbart, exhaustively covered the implementation of DACA, and in an overwhelmingly negative way. One of the site’s key dogmas is that undocumented immigrants are an existential threat to the U.S. and that candidates who cater to them are traitors to American nationalism.



    So immigration restrictionists, like Krikorian, saw Bannon as their voice in the White House. Bannon was the true believer who would counterbalance the influence of Priebus—whom they viewed as an partisan operative, the guy who argued in 2013 the GOP would have to back some sort of legal status for undocumented immigrants if it wanted to win in 2016 (whoops).


    http://www.thedailybeast.com/article...migration.html
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    But the other Obama executive action Trump’s plan referred to—Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA—has thus far withstood legal scrutiny.
    Okay, Trump promised to terminate the 2 illegal Executive Orders, that is DAPA and the expanded DACA. That is not DACA that held up. That is why the court ruling requires a DOJ review/approval/ruling to rescind the DACA that was in Obama's initial DACA program from 2012, the renewals of which expire in June 2017.

    What we're all carrying on about is not one of the illegal unconstitutional DACA's from the lawsuit and court ruling. He can rescind it, but not on legal grounds, which would then trigger lawsuits by the card-holders who had every right to rely upon the legality of their cards. That's why the court ruled that in order terminate those, a DOJ ruling would be required to ensure justifiable cause.

    So if it expires on its own accord in June 2017, that would definitely seem the best way to handle it, let it expire, do not renew. End of story. What Congress does is what Congress can do any time that it does all the time, propose a bill that dies in a committee or never passes both Chambers.

    We still need to let Trump know with a full court press, NO DEAL ON DACA. We want it to end permanently.
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    Trump Spokesman Signals Ending DACA No Longer Priority


    By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS


    REVIEW-JOURNAL WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT



    WASHINGTON — As a candidate, Donald J. Trump promised that if elected president, he immediately would terminate President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that has allowed DREAMers — the children of undocumented immigrants brought into the country illegally as minors — to live and work in America legally. On the first full work day in office, the Trump administration moved away from that campaign promise.



    During a press briefing Monday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed that ending DACA is not a priority for the new president. Spicer explained that Trump prefers “to focus on those who are in this country illegally and have a record — a criminal record or pose a threat to the American people.” That is, Trump has embraced the same approach to illegal immigration adopted by Obama in his first term.




    The decision could affect thousands of people in Nevada, where 7.2 percent of the population is undocumented —the highest percentage in the country — according to a November report from Pew Research Center.



    Trump’s tune started to change after he won election. In December, Trump suggested to Time magazine he was warming on DREAMers: “On a humanitarian basis, it’s a very tough situation. We’re going to work something out that’s going to make people happy and proud.”




    Also in December, Obama urged Trump to reconsider his promise to end DACA because those who face deportation “for all practical purposes are American kids” brought to the United States by their parents. “They’ve done nothing wrong.”



    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed Monday that it continues to process DACA applications.


    When Obama implemented DACA in 2012, Mark Krikorian of the pro-enforcement Center for Immigration Studies wrote that Obama’s program represented an “unconstitutional” decree, that “grants amnesty to perhaps 1.4 million illegal immigrants without permission from Congress.”



    In the program’s first three years, 664,607 applications were approved, according to the National Immigration Law Center.



    Monday as Trump’s evolving position became evident, Krikorian nodded to the new reality on social media. Krikorian stipulated that it would be “idiotic” for the government to round up all DREAMers who have benefitted from DACA. He also warned that if Trump’s administration grants or renews a single DACA application, that would represent “an explicit betrayal, one unlikely to be forgiven.”



    For their part, DACA supporters have been slow to believe Trump’s possible change of heart.



    “For us, it’s a good thing he won’t move on DACA,” said Angelica Salas, executive director of the Coalition of Humane Immigrant Rights Los Angeles. “But I feel like, from our perspective, he should be firmer.”



    Salas wants Trump to assure undocumented immigrants who qualify for DACA that they won’t face deportation later in his term. She also offered that upholding DACA is not enough – not if it means the parents of DREAMers still face deportation.

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    Things are getting mixed up. Spicer was talking about deportation priorities. Ending DACA legal status is still a priority, just not a priority for deportations as a group. Trump never said he was going to deport DACA's day one. Trump said he was going to reverse the unconstitutional Executive Orders by Obama on immigration. That is the expanded DACA of 2015 along with the DAPA, these are the 2 Trump said he would reverse day one. The one in effect now is not unconstitutional, the court preserved that one, but allowed Obama or any other President to rescind it but only after a ruling/approval by the DOJ.

    In June when DACA expires on its own, Trump can deport former DACA's. Between now and then, he's focusing on other groups, starting with the expanded criminal group, visa overstays, illegal aliens on welfare, etc. And when they find one, they look for the whole family, and deport/remove the whole family as a single unit to avoid "broken families".

    So long as Trump doesn't renew DACA, which he won't, and so long as our America First Republicans stand firm in the Congress, then there is no problem. Is Trump deliberately being a little "vague", yes, this is an enforcement issue against many dangerous people who are connected to even more dangerous people, so we need to let him do his "good management" of the situation. And truly, the less the CORRUPT MEDIA knows and the more confused the CORRUPT MEDIA chooses to make itself, the better the "good management" will work.

    That's probably why DHS is keeping everything status quo on the website. Either that or Kelly had some other things to do on his first day on the job.

    I'm just surmising. I know that until they get everything set up with all the Cabinet members in place, things are a little dicey. We don't want riots or violence or schools shut down and streets clogged by protesters. We want quick and quiet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Judy View Post
    Things are getting mixed up. Spicer was talking about deportation priorities. Ending DACA legal status is still a priority, just not a priority for deportations as a group. Trump never said he was going to deport DACA's day one. Trump said he was going to reverse the unconstitutional Executive Orders by Obama on immigration. That is the expanded DACA of 2015 along with the DAPA, these are the 2 Trump said he would reverse day one. The one in effect now is not unconstitutional, the court preserved that one, but allowed Obama or any other President to rescind it but only after a ruling/approval by the DOJ.

    In June when DACA expires on its own, Trump can deport former DACA's. Between now and then, he's focusing on other groups, starting with the expanded criminal group, visa overstays, illegal aliens on welfare, etc. And when they find one, they look for the whole family, and deport/remove the whole family as a single unit to avoid "broken families".

    So long as Trump doesn't renew DACA, which he won't, and so long as our America First Republicans stand firm in the Congress, then there is no problem. Is Trump deliberately being a little "vague", yes, this is an enforcement issue against many dangerous people who are connected to even more dangerous people, so we need to let him do his "good management" of the situation. And truly, the less the CORRUPT MEDIA knows and the more confused the CORRUPT MEDIA chooses to make itself, the better the "good management" will work.

    That's probably why DHS is keeping everything status quo on the website. Either that or Kelly had some other things to do on his first day on the job.

    I'm just surmising. I know that until they get everything set up with all the Cabinet members in place, things are a little dicey. We don't want riots or violence or schools shut down and streets clogged by protesters. We want quick and quiet.
    Why do you keep talking about DAPA? That program is no longer an issue. The U.S. Supreme court in a 4 to 4 tie shot it down. All ties means the lower court finding is upheld. DAPA is no longer an issue. What I'm basically saying is we shouldn't be confusing the issue by discussing DACA and DAPA together.

    DACA on the other hand is still in force because Trump has failed to keep his promise of a cancellation of the DACA amnesty. What he is doing now is keeping it active in order to give the U.S. Congress time to come up with legislation that will protect the DACA illegals and allow them to remain here legally. I've heard nothing from him or his administration on protecting the family members of DACA illegals, which is what DAPA would have done.

    DAPA is not currently an issue and to my knowledge is no longer being discussed, except by you. DAPA was an Obama amnesty failure.

    DACA will continue to live because Trump doesn't want to remove the program protection given to Dreamers until he and the Congress make DACA nil and void through legislation. Yes, that means AMNESTY!

    It has been made very clear that the Trump administration has no intention of deporting the DACA illegals and his refusal to end the program on day one of his presidency is a broken promise.

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    Critics: Trump’s Deputies Break His Cheap-Labor Immigration Promise on Day One

    by NEIL MUNRO
    23 Jan 2017

    President Donald Trump’s deputies have yet to stop the Department of Homeland Security from printing more of President Obama’s work permits for younger illegals who claim they were brought into the United States when they were younger than 16.

    This inaction is in violation of one of Trump’s most prominent campaign promises, and it also gives away bargaining power that Trump needs to make the GOP-led Congress implement his popular campaign promises on immigration reform, warns Mark Krikorian, head of the Center for Immigration Studies.

    “It is an explicit betrayal of a promise he made — Point number five in his Phoenix speech” on immigration policy, Krikorian told Breitbart News. “That is a red line they have crossed less than three days into their administration.”

    In his August speech in Phoenix, Ariz., Trump promised to immediately stop Obama’s amnesty and work permit programs, saying:

    Number Five: Cancel Unconstitutional Executive Orders & Enforce All Immigration Laws

    We will immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive amnesties, in which he defied federal law and the Constitution to give amnesty to approximately five million illegal immigrants
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    Those popular promises to reform the nation’s cheap-labor economic strategy were vital to Trump’s destruction of the Democrats’ midwestern “blue-wall” on election day.

    Trump repeated his promises in his inauguration speech, saying, “We will follow two simple rules: Buy American and Hire American.”

    Trump’s media aides did not respond to emails from Breitbart.

    In 2012, Obama announced his “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival” decision and directed immigration officials to stop trying to repatriate illegals who claim they were brought into the country as children before June 2012. Some of the recipients are now aged 35.

    Obama also ordered officials to actually give work permits to the younger illegals. Those DACA work permits allow the migrants to take jobs needed by millions of Americans who have fallen out of the job market since the 2008 crash. All told, Obama’s deputies have printed work permits for more than 750,000 of the foreigners, even though huge numbers of young Americans either lack jobs or are stuck in low paying, part-time jobs. Obama also minimized the repatriations of illegals, and dramatically increased the inflow of white-collar contract workers for jobs sought by young American graduates.

    Obama’s DACA work permits are each valid for two years, and DHS officials are still refreshing expiring permits, as well as handing out new permits to new applicants.

    Trump’s campaign promise would have been very easy to keep, Krikorian said. His staff should have called the Department of Homeland Security in November to tell them to stop issuing new work permits for the DACA illegals as soon as Trump became president on Jan. 20, he said. “That’s all it would take,” he added.

    That slow-motion policy would allow the current two-year permits to gradually expire, without the liberals’ “cartoon” vision of Trump suddenly cancelling the permits and quickly rounding up the migrants for deportation, he said.

    The failure to act indicates that the Chamber of Commerce Republicans in Trump’s White House — led by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus — are pushing aside his populist campaign promises, Krikorian warned.

    The failure to stop printing work permits for illegals also means that Trump is giving away bargaining power that he needs to make GOP and Democratic legislators fulfill his major immigration campaign promises, Krikorian said. For example, Trump should stop updating the DACA work permits until the Congress agrees to fully fund the border fence, to force employers to verify that each job applicant has the right to work and to cut legal immigration by ending the practice of giving Green Cards to the extended family members of recent immigrants, he said. Any deal that favors the DACA illegals should also end the so-called “Diversity Lottery” that brings in 50,000 legal immigrants each year, regardless of education or skills, he said.

    “I’m for giving Green Cards to the DACA [illegals], but we have to get something back” via a deal in Congress, Krikorian said.

    Moreover, a DACA deal will allow the Trump administration to strike a bigger deal that would provide Green Cards to most existing illegal immigrants in exchange for getting legislators to sharply cut annual legal immigration, Krikorian said. In August 2016, Trump also promised to cut the record rate of legal immigration down to prior historical levels.

    Currently, the federal government annually awards Green Cards to roughly one million legal immigrants, and annually invites roughly one million foreign contract workers to stay in the United States for up to seven years. That business-boosting cheap labor policy hugely inflates the new labor supply by almost 50 percent each year, sharply cutting wages and salaries for the roughly four million young Americans who enter the workforce each year. In turn, that loss of jobs and wealth among Americans helps spur demand for illegal drugs.

    But the failure of Trump’s deputies to immediately stop issuing new DACA work permits suggests that Priebus and his allies — including House Speaker Paul Ryan — are hustling him to make a border wall deal that would not reduce the annual inflow of cheap foreign labor into the United States, said Krikorian.

    Liberal blogger Mickey Kaus — who backs Trump’s immigration reform plans — also says Trump is giving up negotiating power with the cheap-labor establishment.

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    Currently, establishment Republicans are willing to support some kind of wall if they can preserve the inflow of foreign labor, which also serves as additional customers for restaurants, retail stores, and property developers.

    In recent statements, Ryan has repeatedly said that Trump has only asked him to complete the border wall. One of Ryan’s top deputies also made the same claim.

    Those Ryan statements indicate that he is still trying to preserve or even increase the annual inflow of foreign workers, which transfers roughly $500 billion a year from wages into profits and also reduces the high-tech investment in automation and robots that is needed to keep Americans’ wages rising in a low-wage global economy.

    In January, for example, Ryan called for an amnesty-style immigration policy that would allow employers to hire an unlimited supply of cheap foreign workers instead of competing for the limited supply of Americans workers by offering them better pay and training:

    "I think you have to secure the border. I think you have to have reforms that get people to come out of the shadows and get right with the law and get — and make sure that while you’re securing the border, you’re fixing what’s broken in the legal immigration system. I think we need to have an immigration system that is wired for what our economy needs … I think we should give visas based on what the economy needs."

    If Trump is not careful, Ryan and Priebus may try to push him into that cheap-labor-forever deal later this year, Krikorian warned.

    The pro-establishment deal may be called the “Group of Eight” or the “Collection of Eight,” mimicking the 2013 coalition dubbed the Gang of Eight,” Krikorian said. That 2013 deal — which was blocked by GOP primary voters — would have shifted even more of the nation’s annual income from workers to investors, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

    On Jan. 22, Priebus suggested he wants the border-wall-for-cheap-labor exchange. “I think we’re going to work with the House and Senate leadership, as well as to get a long-term solution on that issue,” Priebus told Fox News Sunday. “I’m not going to make any commitments to you,” Priebus said.

    On Jan. 23, White House spokesman Sean Spicer evaded reporters’ questions about the DACA work permits, saying:

    "I think the president has been clear that he is going to prioritize the areas of dealing with the immigration system, both building the wall and making sure that we address people who are in this county illegally. First and foremost, the president’s been very, very clear that we need to direct agencies to focus on those who are in this country illegally and have a record, a criminal record or pose a threat to the American people. That’s where the priority is going to be."

    “That’s my fear [for 2017]… maybe [Trump] will formally amnesty the DACA [illegals] in exchange for nothing [from Congress], or in exchange for some phony border bill that he doesn’t need because the president has all the authority to do all the fencing or the wall on the border,” he said.

    “I’m afraid they’re going to use that [bad deal] as an excuse [for abandoning immigration labor reform, saying]—‘We’ve passed this border bill in exchange for giving Green Cards to the DACA [illegals] and now we’re moving on to the next thing,’” Krikorian said.

    However, Ryan and the GOP are worried about the voters’ bipartisan hostility to the cheap-labor programs. In December, Ryan cancelled a 2015 measure that he supported to let companies annually bring in 196,000 additional blue-collar contract workers via the H-2B visa program.

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    NO DEAL ON DACA. End it. All of it. All 3 aspects. DACA 2012, Extended DACA 2015 and DAPA 2015.
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    They give them a free pass then NO ONE gets in for the next 4 years and if Trump elected again...NO ONE for another 4 years.

    And I mean NO ONE!!!

    No legal immigrants, no asylum, no refugees, no student Visa's, no foreign workers...the whole kit and caboodle of them. Get rid of every last criminal and Visa overstay.

    We do not want them on our soil from anywhere for whatever reason.

    OR NO DEAL!!!
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    NO DEAL ON DACA AT ALL. Rescind that sucker and do it today or tomorrow. Put an end to it. Get it behind US and move on. I'm not saying make them a priority in deportation, just end their work permits and DACAness so Americans can apply for these jobs and the DACAers can start packing and move on or move home or be deported.
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