"I would like to see us move to a merit-based system".
"We've got a long ways to go", Short said.
"Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" was the name of Obama's executive action, which clearly invokes selective enforcement.
The DACA program allows immigrants who were brought here as children by their parents to gain some legal status.
President Donald Trump's profane comment about Africa is drawing furious reactions from civil rights organizations.
A bipartisan group of USA senators on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on legislation to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, along with other immigration policy changes, and is attempting to build support for the deal in Congress. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. - traveled to the White House early Thursday to shop their framework to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
When asked whether they'll support Democrats or Republicans for Congress, voters say they'll vote for Democrats by widening margins, according to recent polling. That's probably going to be hard. You have Democrats like Representative Joaquin Castro of Texas on one side.
To put it mildly, Trump has complicated DACA negotiations for Republican leaders in Congress.
Lakers Used Defense to Defeat the San Antonio Spurs
As the year has played out, Ingram, Ball, and Kuzma have been earmarked as "untouchables", meaning that they won't be traded. Owner Jeanie Buss and team president Magic Johnson both tweeted their support for the Lakers head coach on Saturday.
Patriots Playoffs: Protecting Brady from Tennessee's pass rush
To nose tackle Austin Johnson, a Galloway Township native, and the rest of the Tennessee Titans , it's just another game. Mariota threw two touchdown passes - one to himself - and helped the Titans erase a 21-3 halftime deficit in the game.
Israeli Army Conducts Airstrike Targeting Southern Gaza Strip
Conricus said Sunday Israel was defending its sovereignty with the destruction of the tunnel and was not seeking an escalation. Yoav Mordechai, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), said on Facebook.
"We can't do anything that can be called a 'Flake bill, '" one House GOP aide said flatly.
DETROW: Of course the bill doesn't have to pass unanimously. That proposal has been strongly opposed by Democrats and many Republicans as a futile waste of money. Losing DACA is a fear many of them have. Rather than seriously addressing the opioid epidemic, or mounting cyberwarfare threats, or America's crumbling infrastructure, the president wants to fortify a border where illegal crossings, as measured by Border Patrol apprehensions, are already at their lowest point since the Nixon administration.
Trump referred to "shithole countries" in Africa during a meeting Thursday on immigration.
BOB GOODLATTE: It cracks down on sanctuary cities, increases criminal penalties for deported criminals who illegally return and makes the E-Verify program mandatory.
Trump's apparent concession so alarmed House majority leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, that he interjected himself, although he was careful only to gently contradict the president. "'Cause as one of the staffers mentioned we don't want to have to come back to the same problem 20 years from now". Sadly, there's nothing in recent history that suggests such a debate is possible in the current political climate. "So for those of you who have had DACA and need to renew it they will be accepting it", Yasser Sanchez, a Mesa immigration lawyer posted in a live Facebook video. A spokesman for Flake said the next step was to take it to the White House.
ABRAR: And we have to ultimately deal with whatever they're throwing at us and be careful to respond to whatever it is.
In his ruling, Alsup said the federal government did not have to process new applications from people who had never before received protection under the programme.
"I don't want to use the word "betrayal" yet, because we haven't reached the end of the line here".
In another rare show of conciliation, Trump even flashed some give on his cherished plan to build a wall along the border with Mexico, perhaps his highest profiled pledge from last year's presidential campaign.