President Trump Cancels Obama's Policy On Illegal Families Who Had Children In The United States

Published On: June 16, 2017, 4:57 pm (3 years ago)
Author: Giwa bayo

The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it is cancelling an Obama-era policy to allow millions of illegal-immigrant parents of children born in the United States to stay in the country. The 2014 policy, known as DAPA, for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, aimed to help the families of so-called “dreamer” children stay together free from the threat of deportation.

It was never implemented after 26 states successfully sued in a Texas federal district court to block it. The US Supreme Court let the lower court ruling stand last year after a four-four tie vote. Set out in a memo from the administration of then-president Barack Obama, the policy said the government would defer any action against illegal immigrant parents of children who are lawful permanent residents — mainly those born in the country to parents without legal status.

DAPA would have affected as many as four million people by some estimates, those with US-born children who were in the country before 2010. But the Department of Homeland Security announced it was rescinding the policy with the support of the Justice Department. DHS Secretary John Kelly explained the move saying “there is no credible path forward to litigate the currently enjoined policy.” It comes amid a tough crackdown on illegal immigration ordered by President Donald Trump. Kelly did not say whether the government has plans to replace DAPA with another measure that would allow families living in the country for decades to remain together without the threat of deportation.

However, DHS said on Thursday that it is leaving in place a 2012 Obama policy known as DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — that allowed people who entered the country illegally as children to stay and study or work on two-year renewals. It aimed to allow between one and two million younger people who arrived in the country illegally to stay in school and complete their studies.


Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 04:57 PM | Hero
Nigerians would no longer travel to the US to give birth again.
France would be the next destination
Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 05:10 PM | Upcoming
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The headline "president Trump" makes it seem like he's the president of Nigeria. Make una respect una self with the title of una copy+paste articles abeg
Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 05:11 PM | Gistmaniac
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Quote from: jereva on 16-06-2017 05:11 PM
The headline "president Trump" makes it seem like he's the president of Nigeria. Make una respect una self with the title of una copy+paste articles abeg

illiterate, He is the president of USA na, did you even read the article?

Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 05:27 PM | Hero
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Whether good or bad, there must surely be a way out of survival.
Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 05:47 PM | Upcoming
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Quote from: Afriqueenn on 16-06-2017 05:10 PM
Nigerians would no longer travel to the US to give birth again.
France would be the next destination
make i rush quick b4 him go sign am

Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 05:55 PM | Gistmaniac
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Trump is that your name take your time
Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 05:56 PM | Gistmaniac
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nawaoo

Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 05:56 PM | Gistmaniac
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Quote from: nametalkam on 16-06-2017 05:27 PM
illiterate, He is the president of USA na, did you even read the article?

It should read "U.S President, Donald Trump" or "The president of the United States, Donald Trump.."

I saw another one of your posts where you were getting hounded by a couple of people due to its horrendous nature. If you have to defend "your" (because let's face it, a baboon has more literary capability in its ball sack than you do) articles, you fuucking suck. Get over yourself, you worthless piece of honeypotl belch.

Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 07:13 PM | Gistmaniac
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i had a wonderful day, i met the president, the one and only president trump of Nigeria and America, my day and all my days are better now.
Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 09:12 PM | Gistmaniac
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Bros dos nams too many for one person na, just bcus of dis smal mistak? Abeg hav mercy..
Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 09:16 PM | Gistmaniac
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Quote from: Goodluck-just on 16-06-2017 09:16 PM
Bros dos nams too many for one person na, just bcus of dis smal mistak? Abeg hav mercy..
Oga mi, nah simple correction wey I tell am o..
the mugu come call me illiterate. Me wey don suffer for school finish.
Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 10:15 PM | Gistmaniac
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Deport them all, Gold diggers.

Posted: (3 years ago) on 16-06-2017 11:57 PM | Gistmaniac
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 Roll Eyes
Posted: (3 years ago) on 17-06-2017 04:52 AM | Hero
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Trump carry on
Posted: (3 years ago) on 17-06-2017 10:48 AM | Addicted Hero
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@jereva..,,, dem need to import special sense from China give you..., at first as I see, it should read., naim I talk sey ebi lyk dis boy sabi, den d bla bla bla wey attached to d it should... follow.., naim I no sey actually ubi sabi-anus., ur head no correct, na ur village mumu sense dey work you.. Just tell me, I beg or please.., then I will prove and explain to you in details that you know nothing you meat-headed shit sack olodo rabata
Go saw ur neighbor pikin uniform begin dey follow am go school.. amu ewu otondo..,
Beta cari ur virus waka cos ur mumu na to dey communicate with chicken wey dey roam for street as ur friend aspa na fowl sense u and ur imbecile wey feel sey u korrect get.., oponu ozu
Posted: (3 years ago) on 17-06-2017 11:16 AM | Addicted Hero
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: (3 years ago) on 17-06-2017 12:07 PM | Hero
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NAWA O.... 
Posted: (3 years ago) on 19-06-2017 12:17 PM | Hero
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