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Washington Think-Tank: Childhood Arrivals and Policy Center

washington think-tank: The young immigrants are now protected from deportation under an Obama-era program known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. President Donald Trump plans to end the program and has given Congress until March to come up with a fix, according to Metro News. Speaker Paul Ryan has said he does not see the need to act before March. It will take several months for the government to ramp up again to implement whatever Congress decides to pass, said Theresa Cardinal Brown, director of immigration at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington think-tank . There will be a gap of time in which these individuals are not able to work. Do we have to have a DACA resolution Yes, we do, he said Thursday. We've got other deadlines in front of that, like fiscal year deadlines and appropriation of the Bipartisan Policy Center were joined at a news conference with leaders of other organizations including the Service Employees International Union, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The deadline's March, as far as I understand it. ( As reported in the news.