Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration bill until election
Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration bill until election
US President Donald Trump."I didn't like the sight or the feeling of families being separated" he says
23 June, 2018, 19:49
"Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November", Trump said in a posting on Twitter on Friday.
The charade began last month, when a group of vulnerable House Republicans made a decision to try to force a vote on a clean DREAM Act (i.e., legislation that gave a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers without funding Trump's wall or slashing legal immigration). Differences between conservative and moderate Republicans delayed a vote initially planned for Thursday. "That seems like a pretty good starting point", he said.
The new bill seeks to end the policy of separating families at the border, and will commission the Department of Homeland Security to house families who are being tried for first-time illegal border crossings.
Trump has falsely blamed Democrats for the policy of separating migrant parents from their children in federal custody.
A pile of kids shoes left by mayors from USA cities lay at the front gate outside of the children's tent encampment built to deal with the Trump administrations "zero tolerance" policy in Tornillo, Texas. On Thursday, he sent a morning tweet questioning the objective of passing a Republican-backed bill in the House that Democrats could kill in the Senate, using the chamber's filibuster rule.
Protesters outside the White House chant against the Trump administration's immigration policy of family separation, on Wednesday.
"I think it's important that the House be able to show we can take the action", said McCarthy, R-Calif. "I was not put in a freezing cell".
Many Republicans believe they don't have the luxury of waiting, both because of internal House politics and because of the unfolding crisis of border separations that the president himself has insisted demands an immediate legislative solution.
The measure would grant young "Dreamer" immigrants who arrived in the U.S. illegally as children a chance for citizenship - a move many Republicans worry would enrage conservative voters who'd view it as amnesty.
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But there is no guarantee of success, given the wide expanse between the GOP's conservatives and moderates over how to handle the politically fraught issue.
Democrats oppose both measures as harsh.
In a press conference on Thursday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called the compromise bill a "compromise with the devil". "It may be a compromise with the devil but it is not a compromise with Democrats".
But as with the case of the travel ban, the reality of a vastly complicated bureaucratic system is colliding head-on with Trump's shoot-from-the-hip use of executive power. "Republicans must get rid of the stupid Filibuster Rule-it is killing you!" If approved by the House and sent to the Senate, Democrats there are expected to block its passage.
For the past week, Trump has demanded changes in U.S. immigration laws and encouraged Congress to act with urgency.
But GOP leaders were eager to hold the votes anyway.
No one - not even the hardest of the immigration hardliners - can listen to the audio of the young kids crying and not be reminded that they are the real victims here, and the ones who really need our protection. "We just have to get this done", McCaul said.
Passage of the GOP compromise was always a long shot, but failure may now come at a steeper price. It did so by eliminating the 20-day cap on holding minors and allowing indefinite detentions.
"These are the families the media ignores", Mr. Trump said. You've rejected every single one. Instead, families would remain together in the custody for the length of legal proceedings against them.
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The new policy of mandatory family separation puts the core bigotry of the Trump administration on display. Ferguson made the announcement outside a federal prison in the city of SeaTac in the state of Washington.
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It will take place at The Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London - the same place Prince George was also christened. With Prince Louis' christening soon to be out of the way, Kate could well fully return to the public eye.
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Key Trump Senate ally asks for halt to family separations
Immigrant parents are much more likely to find their child or children if they have attorneys or advocates to track them down. The audio appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents.