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>> Congressional leaders from both parties saying Wednesday they'll act, now that President Trump has given them six months to decide the fate of more than 800,000 illegal immigrants known as Dreamers.>>
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> House Speaker Paul Ryan praising Trump's controversial decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, saying he'll work with the Administration on retooling the policy.
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>> President Trump was right in his decision. He made the right call. I'm also encouraged by the fact that he gave us time to work out a consensus.>> On the Democratic side, Senate Leader Chuck Schumer called for an immediate vote by the end of September, as he denounced Trump's decision.
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>> The President's decision to end DACA was heartless, and it was brainless. I am confident that if put on the floor, it will garner overwhelming support from both sides of the aisle.>> Corporate leaders, unions, and activists blasting Trump's plan to repeal DACA. As Attorneys General from states like New York and Washington announce a multi-state lawsuit to protect beneficiaries of DACA, who get work permits and protection from deportation once they are vetted for the program.
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This comes as President Trump appeared to soften his hard-line stance in a late night tweet, saying if Congress doesn't act, he'll revisit the issue. But Trump didn't seem to backpedal when asked about any regrets on phasing out DACA at the White House Wednesday, saying->> No second thoughts.
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>> Finding a long-term solution on immigration policy comes at a busy time for Congress, as it looks to move swiftly on disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey.