Trump declares DACA dead

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Those deliberations have gone nowhere despite Trump's stated willingness to provide a path to citizenship for almost 2 million immigrants who could be considered eligible.

In southern Mexico, officials screened the dwindling number of hundreds of largely Central American migrants on Tuesday.

As it stands now, the US armed forces are at their lowest levels since 1940 and are already overstretched.

In January, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco said DACA recipients must retain their work permits and the government must continue renewing the DACA status of those who had it when the Trump administration ended the program September 5. "Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military", Trump said, calling the move a "big step".

"A look at the Pueblo sin Fronteras group website shows that they have extensive experience leading caravans of migrants across different countries illegally".

Individuals in the caravans often try to reach the USA border but usually not as part of the caravan. Using them as political pawns is despicable. Its executive vice president is James Davis, and he says it would be "irresponsible and represent a grave injustice" not to compromise with Democrats on permanently protecting young "Dreamer" immigrants in exchange for $25 billion for border security. People don't realize but DACA is a program where they [Dreamers] came and they have registered and have acknowledged themselves as being DACA.

"Until we can have a wall and proper security we're going to be guarding our border with the military", Trump told reporters at the White House, lamenting what he called "horrible" USA laws that left the southern border poorly protected.

In the ongoing litigation in California over DACA - which President Donald Trump declared on Twitter to be "dead" - the Justice Department submitted a quarterly report on Monday detailing significant information about the program.

The mainstream and social media (by and large) are pulling yet another Fake News stunt on the largely unsuspecting masses. Latvia and Lithuania come close to meeting the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation benchmark of devoting 2 percent of their economies to defense while Estonia spends slightly more than 2 percent. Nor are they the grassroots who sprung up suddenly overnight. Trump underplayed the increasing robustness of US immigration laws and enforcement even under his predecessors, while downplaying how porous is Mexicos own southern border.

Trump has the authority and the right to threaten Mexico and China and Iran and any other nation he wants to threaten.

"Throughout the journey, the Caravan will meet with border communities and learn firsthand about the unique challenges facing the southern border region". Republicans must go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws NOW.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a retreat with Republican lawmakers at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland on January 6, 2018.

We rated Trumps claim Half True.

In 2010, President Barack Obama sent National Guard troops to the U.S.

Trump claimed the USA trade deficit with Mexico tops $100 billion.

In fact, Mexico has been cracking down on undocumented immigrants from Central America, most of whom are bound for the US.

"Never before has Mexico announced a state policy on the border, and now it has", Interior Secretary Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong told the New York Times.

Caravans have carried on unimpeded despite Obama's administration spending millions of tax dollars, ostensibly to help Mexico control its borders.

The Fox headline was "Caravan of illegal immigrants headed to U.S".

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Judi McLeod is an award-winning journalist with 30 years' experience in the print media.

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