And it would allow those brought to the United States illegally before the age of 16 to apply for conditional permanent residency at any time.
"While the impact of the President's action may not be as big statistically in ME as it is in California, the threat to Maine's economy is real and the threat of sending hundreds of young people back to war torn countries they never knew is a threat to justice itself", said Mills, a Democrat who is running for governor in 2018.
Here in Los Angeles, I saw the fear and anxiety in which many of my relatives lived because they, unlike my parents, were undocumented.
After the Trump Administration's damning decision, Congress has a responsibility to stand opposed to any federal action that would rescind DACA or result in additional restrictions that would act as barriers to the continued contributions of these young immigrants and their families to rural communities and the U.S.
When Mr. Trump ran for president one of the central planks of his platform was a tough line on illegal immigration, including the construction of a wall along the border with Mexico and the deportation of illegal immigrants.
As Breitbart Texas previously reported, a study by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's open borders group, FWD.us, found that when DACA ends - so long as an amnesty is not passed through Congress - it will open up at least 720,000 U.S.jobs for American workers. My dad arrived in the United States in the late 1980s and was a beneficiary of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Jane Cowley, a spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security noted that number could include those who haven't renewed, those who've had renewals denied, those who've since changed immigration status, and those who've left the country. "I started realizing how important it was to have a driver's license, or to work". Obama justified DACA on the authority of "prosecutorial discretion", but, as Fox News' Gregg Jarrett recently expressed, it is more accurate that Obama was "distorting" prosecutorial discretion. Not for myself, not for my family, but for Dreamers - the approximately 800,000 recipients covered by the program.
Immigration larger issue than Dreamers
Maria is one of about 25 clients covered by DACA and served by Brittany Young, a Martinsburg-based immigration attorney for Catholic Charities of West Virginia.
CASTRO: You know, I've said before that on any controversial issue, you tend to get four or five different answers from the White House depending on who you talk to.
Maria said her kids don't know she is a DACA recipient.
Under DACA, undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children are protected from deportation. The vast majority of DACA recipients are outstanding members of our community that pay taxes and contribute greatly to our nation.
"It is relieving and a bit reassuring", said Nayda Benitez, a senior student at University of Colorado Colorado Springs, "I'm not trying to just believe anything that's put out there".
"The students feel this, but everyone else feels it too", she told CNS. Now it appears the president may have cut a deal with Democrats to make those protections permanent - without demanding funding for a border wall. "They can't obstruct the wall", he said. "Let us stay here".
Week Two Houston Texans Takeaways
He made his preseason debut against the Redskins in Game 3 and did not catch any passes but had an 8-yard gain on a jet sweep. Later in the first quarter, Jackson forced a turnover that led to fumble recovery and 49-yard return by Jadeveon Clowney .