The President of the United States Donald trump decided to cancel the order granting the right to enter a child in the US to illegal immigrants to obtain a residence permit. About it reports Reuters.
“I don’t like to punish children, most of whom were adults, for the actions of their parents. But we must realize that we are a country of law, and because the country”, — reads the statement of the American leader.
According to trump, his predecessor as President Barack Obama bypassed the will of Congress in adopting the procedure for obtaining citizenship of children of illegal immigrants (DACA). “There are no opportunities to take to reform immigration laws if the Executive branch will be able to rewrite or repeal laws at their discretion”, — concluded the American leader.
The fight against illegal migrants is one of the main election promises trump. On 25 January he signed a decree on the protection of state borders, involving the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. According to the President, the construction will begin soon and will initially be financed from the budget of the United States, however Mexico reimburses 100 percent of costs.