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Trump orders end to program protecting immigrant 'dreamers'

 

September 6, 2017



WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling Barack Obama's program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, declaring he loves the "dreamers" who could face deportation but insisting it's up to Congress, not him, to address their plight.

Trump didn't specify what he wanted done, essentially sending a six-month time bomb to his fellow Republicans in Congress who have no consensus on how to defuse it.

The president tried to have it both ways with his compromise plan: fulfilling his campaign promis...



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