President Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped an Obama-era programme that protects from deportation immigrants brought illegally into the United States as children, delaying implementation until March and giving a gridlocked Congress six months to decide the fate of almost 800,000 young people. As the so-called Dreamers who have benefited from the five-year-old programme were plunged into uncertainty, business and religious leaders, mayors, governors, Democratic lawmakers, unions, civil liberties advocates and former Democratic President Barack Obama all condemned Trump’s ...
Trump ends 'Dreamer' immigration programme, 800,000 face unsure future
The action was announced not by Trump but by Jeff Sessions
Reuters Last Updated at September 6, 2017 08:13 IST