Dreamers respond to President Trump's DACA Tweets

Trump kicked off Easter with an aggressive tone against immigrants pouring into the U.S

Trump kicked off Easter with an aggressive tone against immigrants pouring into the U.S

"It's a shame", according to a pool report.

The messages come after Trump heard over the weekend from a parade of allies - many on the Fox News payroll - that his base believes he is softening on immigration.

The mention of a caravan apparently referred to a group of 1,500 men, women and children from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador who are traveling in a "refugee caravan" organized by the US -based immigration advocacy group Pueblo sin Fronteras, whose Spanish name means People Without Borders. The group organized two similar caravans in 2017 and has aided migrants and refugees on the move for over 15 years, according to its website.

Alex Mensing of Pueblos Sin Fronteras told ABC News that numerous caravan travelers are fleeing violence and that they are hoping to reach USA ports of entry in Arizona, California, or New Mexico where they will claim asylum and likely be detained.

President Donald Trump demanded Monday that Congress pass new border legislation using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it through the Senate - a drastic change in rules the Republican leader has previously dismissed. Here are the facts.

In the past, Trump had said he was open to a deal with congressional Democrats in which they would support funding for the border wall in exchange for protection for the Dreamers. Border Patrol Agents (and ICE) are GREAT, but the weak Dem laws don't allow them to do their job. They send them into the United States.

"Catch and release" is not a law but shorthand for immigration officials freeing up detention center space by allowing immigrants to remain at large if they are not seen as security risks.

Judd, on Fox News' Fox and Friends, said the people seeking asylum would "create havoc and chaos" while in the us awaiting hearings on their refugee status. Declaring that Mexico was doing "very little, if nothing" to stop narcotics and illegal immigrants from flowing across the border.

"I asked some of the migrants on the caravan what they thought about Trump saying they were going to the United States for DACA".

And Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) tweeted that Trump is making statements about undocumented immigration that do not even apply to DACA.

President Donald Trump followed up his Happy Easter wishes with tweets bashing Mexico and Democrats for immigration problems in the United States.

His Easter Sunday comments on Twitter came in apparent response to the movement of hundreds of Central Americans who have joined a "migrant viacrucis" ("way of the cross") caravan headed for the USA border. Mexico's foreign minister, Luis Videgaray Caso, fired back at Trump on Sunday following the president's initial tweets.

The president suggested that the illegal aliens entering the United States are hoping to take advantage of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which gave temporary legal status to aliens who entered the country illegally as children.

The original caravan consisted of about 40 migrants who crossed the border from Central America.

"DACA is dead because the Democrats didn't care or act, and now everyone wants to get onto the DACA bandwagon", the Republican president said in a Twitter post. It will now be very hard for Democrats to portray themselves as the protectors of these DREAMers come November.

It should be noted that the migrants who are traveling in the caravan, no matter their age, would not qualify for DACA. Trump also tweeted that "big flows of people are all trying to take advantage of DACA". In another epic Trumpian tweetnado, which began Sunday morning, the president ramped up the heat on both parties and appeared to signal the end of the road for DACA recipients.

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