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19 September 2017, 12:54 | Simon Arnold
President Donald's stuanchest supporters are furious over his latest statements
Pelosi, and Reps. Barbara Lese and Jared Huffman were expected to call for the immediate passage of the DREAM Act at Monday's news conference. "Since you don't want to listen, we'll have to just go", she said. Many of those so-called Dreamers are set to lose work permits and deportation protections after Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
"We undocumented youth will not be a bargaining chip for Trump's xenophobic agenda", the protesters shouted at Monday's press conference. "Democrats are not the resistance to Trump". Some House Democrats agree with the activists that concessions on border security should only come as part of a much bigger deal to grant status to some 11 million undocumented immigrants. They said they would not help Dreamers without the guarantee of certain other measures, potentially including ones that would slash legal immigration and ramp up deportation efforts.
The protest comes after Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced the agreement last week.
The protesters who interrupted the conference were calling for a "clean" DREAM act - one that did not make concessions to Republicans on border security. "We all are fighting for comprehensive immigration reform", Pelosi said.
The group of young USA residents in the country illegally and their supporters carried signs and shouted things like, "Shut down ICE" and "You're a liar" at Pelosi and the other lawmakers taking part in the event.
During the 2016 presidential election, Trump ran on a hardline immigration platform, promising to end DACA and build a wall on the border with Mexico to stop immigrants from entering and increase jobs for USA workers.
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