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Border Wall: Sanctuary Cities and Pro-Immigration Activists

border wall: The demands have left pro-immigration activists alarmed, according to CTV. And some are scratching their heads, given that the president appeared to sign off on a more palatable deal with Democrats just weeks ago. The list of demands released late Sunday includes funding for a southern border wall and a crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities -- items that are cheered by the president's most loyal supporters, but are non-starters among Democrats and could divide Republicans, who will have to come together on any deal. To stall the progress that Democrats and Republicans have been fostering in giving permanent relief to more than 800,000 DREAMers is sabotage, said U.S. Rep. House and Senate leaders on both sides of the aisle have said they want to find a legislative solution to extend protections first granted under former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Trump announced last month that he was phasing out DACA, but gave Congress six months to act before recipients' work permits begin to expire. Raul Grijalva, an Arizona Democrat and frequent Trump critic. ( As reported in the news.