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March Deadline: Anti-Immigration Stance and Daca Program

march deadline: Many older members of the group, nicknamed Dreamers, balance college classes and jobs amid a looming March 5 deadline set by Trump to repeal the program unless Congress preserves it, according to CBC. I knew DACA was going to be rescinded, or at least I thought it was, the day he won the election, said Javier Hernandez Kistte, 27, referring to Trump's anti-immigration stance during the 2016 presidential campaign. Meet five of those people covered by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals DACA program. Kistte arrived in the country with his family from Mexico City when he was eight years old. Supporters of the DACA program say eliminating it would punish people who were too young to know the consequences of their family's decision to move to the U.S. and remove productive people from the economy. Trump plan offers citizenship path to 1.8 million immigrants U.S. Democrats withdraw 25B offer to fund Trump's border wall Trump wants tighter restrictions on immigration that he deems necessary to improve national security and protect the jobs of working class Americans. ( As reported in the news.