<img src = "https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2019/01/19/ap_19019765826532_sq-6e8bddbd89b9fb3b41166f4ce1dde90fcbc6ebf8-s100-c15.jpg" data-original = "https: //media.npr .com / assets / img / 2019/01/19 / ap_19019765826532_sq-6e8bddbd89b9fb3b41166f4ce1dde90fcbc6ebf8-s100.jpg "Democrats reject the proposal of the Trumpian Border Wall, calling it" non-beginners " a historic change in asylum legislation would definitely block tens of thousands of children from applying for asylum, "said Greg Chen, Director of Government Relations at the American Association of Immigration Lawyers.
When President Tru The DACA protects about 700,000 young immigrants, known as Dreamers, who have been brought illegally in the country, such as the DACA, or the deferred action to arrive in childhood. children, from deportation. He also said the bill would extend the protection of 300,000 holders of temporary protection status or TPS.
Protections offered to immigrants by both DACA and TPS are aimed at the end of the Trump administration, although federal courts have expanded
But with more careful inspection, immigration experts say, the Senate Bill the GO will most likely cover less immigrants than currently protected by DACA and TPS.
The administration's proposal will tighten the DACA requirements in several ways, and raise the fees for the program. The proposal "does not extend the DAC," says David Beer, an immigration analyst at the Cato Institute, and replaces it with "a totally different program that will exclude countless thousands of dreamers who would be eligible for DACA."
Also, the bill will create a new bidding process for TPS owners, lawyers say, with new standards and higher fees that would exclude many current TPS owners. And although the bill will allow holders of TDCs from Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Haiti to apply, this will exclude those from other countries, including Sudan, Somalia and Yemen.
On the senate floor on Tuesday, Major Mitch McConnell was defending a proposal as a "bold, comprehensive" compromise for the resumption of the federal government. McConnell criticized Democrats for rejecting the proposal and promised to vote in the Senate later this week.
But Democrats say there is nothing bipartisan about the bill that was negotiated without their contribution.
"The proposal of the president is one – addictive, harsh, and done in bad faith," said minority leader Chuck Sumer in his statements on the Senate floor
"Asylum changes are poison if ever there was one, said Sumer.