In official guidance issued from the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday, immigration officials were advised that “Dreamers,” immigrants who entered the country illegally as children, will continue to enjoy protection from deportation.
The guidelines are part of President Trump’s broader plan for border security and immigration enforcement, which was laid out in an executive order signed on Jan. 25th, 2017. The President vowed to keep his campaign promises to deport all illegal immigrants, focusing on criminals first.
Some details of the guidelines were seen in a draft memo on Saturday, according to a news item put out by Reuters, which reported that many of the instructions will not be implemented immediately because they depend on Congress, a public comment period or negotiations with other nations. Mexican immigration officials immediately voiced their displeasure.
The guidelines also amp up the rapid deportation requirements of those people who recently arrived to this country. Current rules only apply to border jumpers who haven’t been here for more than two weeks. However, under the new guidelines, those who are unable to prove that they have resided in the U.S. for a period of longer than two years will be subjected to “expedited removal.”
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