President Trump gave Congress six months to pass legislation protecting young immigrants brought here as children. If anything, the effort is moving backward.
Republican congressional leaders went into an Oval Office meeting on spending plans expecting a photo-op and walked away shellshocked.
Speaker Paul D. Ryan, after urging President Trump to keep DACA, said Wednesday that the president made “the right call” — and promised a legislative answer.
By upending Obama’s executive order, Trump is likely to reopen fault lines in a beleaguered movement.
Hours after canceling a program protecting younger illegal immigrants, the president suggested he would “revisit this issue” if Congress did not act.
President Trump gave Congress six months to pass legislation protecting young, undocumented immigrants that lawmakers have not been able to pass for 16 years.