'Dreamers' urge President Trump not to end program for young immigrants

'Dreamers' urge President Trump not to end program for young immigrants”

US President Donald Trump may scrap an immigration reform that allows immigrants who arrived to the US as children to work in the country, a media report said.

Daca, created by Democratic president Barack Obama in 2012 after Congress failed to pass legislation that would have created a pathway for citizenship for undocumented youth, had protected almost 800,000 young men and women, often called "Dreamers", from deportation and has allowed them to work in the United States legally. "I actually do not think he should do that". What happens to those people - in addition to those who have applied and await approval - when, and if, DACA ends is unclear.

During his presidential run, President Trump vowed to end the program.

The White House has been sidestepping rumors that Donald Trump's platform promise to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will soon be fulfilled.

Should Trump surge ahead with his decision he would be adequately buying time and placing the charge to Congress to decide the providence of the dreamers.

President Trump is contemplating ending the five program former President Barack Obama put in place through Executive Order.

He says the Trump administration is urging Congress to find an alternate way to protect young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children.

Several CNN sources cautioned the decision would not be final until it is announced, which the White House has said will be Tuesday.

DACA is available to immigrants without criminal records who were brought to the country when they were younger than 16 years old.

"To target hopeful young strivers who grew up here is wrong, because they've done nothing wrong", Obama said on Twitter.

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Sunday and said he stood by his employees, the so-called Dreamers, covered by the program.

"But make no mistake, if he does do away with DACA and eliminates it in its entirety, I will be taking legal action and I expect that there will be other Attorneys General that will as well", Shapiro said. "I believe that this is something that Congress has to fix".

Those protected under DACA are called "dreamers", and some are living in Northeast Wisconsin.

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