US President Donald Trump’s plan to add the question to the census hit a roadblock two weeks ago when the US Supreme Court ruled against his administration.
By a vote of 237-187, the Democratic-controlled House approved the legislation to end the threat to “Dreamers” despite opposition from the White House, which said the move would “reward illegal immigration.”
The lawyers battling to save rapper 21 Savage from deportation from the United States appealed Tuesday for compassion, casting him as one of the blameless 1.8 million “Dreamers”.
Immigration activists and Central American migrants trying to make their way to the United States who spoke to Reuters on Saturday (January 19) seemed unfazed by US President Donald Trump’s proposed immigration deal he presented earlier in the day.
Under DACA, roughly 700,000 young adults, often referred to as “Dreamers”, were protected from deportation and given work permits for two-year periods, after which they must re-apply to the program.