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Trump Dims Prospects for ‘Dreamers’ Deal With Crude Remark

January 14, 2018 |

The fate of young undocumented immigrants was in doubt and the odds of a government shutdown appeared to be growing in the wake of Donald Trump’s dismissal of “shithole countries” in Africa and his rejection of a bipartisan proposal to aid the “Dreamers.”
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Jeff Bezos gives ‘Dreamers’ $33 million to pay for college

January 13, 2018 |

​​​​Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, donated $ 33 million to fund 1,000 scholarships for Dreamers, immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children.

The money will go to TheDream.US, the largest scholarship program for Dreamers. Each student receives…


L.A. Times – Business

Here’s What Trump Wants in Deal to Protect Dreamers

January 6, 2018 |

President Trump is asking for $ 18 billion to fund a portion of his promised border wall in exchange for allowing hundreds of thousands of Dreamers—young immigrants brought to the US illegally—to stay in the country, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to the New York Times , the wall…
Newser

CNN

Dozens of companies push to protect Dreamers

October 27, 2017 |

More than 60 companies and trade organizations are launching a campaign to support protections for Dreamers.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Democrats Say They Have Deal With Trump on Dreamers

September 14, 2017 |

In a move that stunned many Republicans, Democratic leaders announced Wednesday night that they had reached a deal with President Trump to protect Dreamers from deportation in return for funding extra border security—but not a wall. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced the…
Newser

Trump to Dreamers: ‘Nothing to Worry About’

September 7, 2017 |

The goodwill between President Trump and Nancy Pelosi appears to be carrying over into Thursday: The House minority leader asked the president to tweet an assurance to Dreamers that they don’t face immediate deportation, and Trump did just that, reports the Hill . “For all of those (DACA) that are concerned…
Newser

Possible ‘Dreamers’ Deal: Money for Border Wall

September 5, 2017 |

The fate of young immigrants in the US was thrust into limbo Tuesday when the White House announced it was phasing out the Obama-era DACA program, more formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. President Trump gave Congress six months to come up with a legislative alternative before the…
Newser

CEOs Come Out in Droves to Fight for ‘Dreamers’ Program

September 1, 2017 |

The almost 800,000 young “Dreamers” protected from deportation by President Obama’s 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy could be in for some very bad news as soon as Friday. With a Sept. 5 deadline set by anti-DACA Republican lawmakers looming, Trump is expected to announce a decision on…
Newser

Obama: I’ll Urge Trump to Let DREAMers Stay

November 14, 2016 |

President Barack Obama says he will encourage his successor to allow immigrants who came to the country as children to remain in the US, the AP reports. Those immigrants, known as DREAMers, were granted legal status under a 2012 executive order. Obama says that the majority of Americans would not…
Newser