Action To Protect Young Immigrants Already Stumbles In Congress
Action to protect young immigrants already stumbles in Congress
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients and supporters march in front of Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.
By Yamiche Alcindor, New York Times News Service
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 | 2 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A week after concerned Republicans promised quick work to shield young, unauthorized immigrants from President Donald Trump’s decision to end their federal protections, lawmakers have tied themselves in knots trying to figure out how to proceed — with only six months to find a way forward.
If anything, advocates for immigrants brought to this country as children may have lost ground.
Rep. Mike …