A White House proposal on immigration will contain a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million young people brought into the United States as children as part of a package that also includes $25 billion for a border wall and other security measures.
U.S. citizens and green card holders will only be allowed to sponsor their spouses and minor children to enter the country.
DREAMers who came to the United States as children.If they do a great job, I think it’s a nice thing to have the incentive of, after a period of years, being able to become a citizen,” Trump said. That period would be 10 to 12 years, Trump said.
DREAMERS: Scheme of Trump to incentive people who came to the USA in childhood (1.8 million)
DACA: Deferred Action for Childhoods Arrival, Obama’s scheme to obliged people who came to the USA in childhood (800,000)
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DREAMers. The bill would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, known as DREAMers. The number of immigrants who could qualify would be larger than the group protected under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program DACA. That program covered nearly 800,000 DREAMers, but Miller said the new plan could protect up to 1.8 million people, which is “substantially larger than the DACA population.
That plan mirrors a bipartisan Senate proposal that would allow DREAMers to become citizens after 12 years, or 10 years if they were approved for DACA