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Protestors rally against Trump's plans to scrap 'Dreamers' program

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 01:22

Pre-immigrant protestors in New York march near Trump Tower ahead of a decision that could see the U.S. president rescind a policy that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the country illegally as children. No reporter narration.

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(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) Hundreds of demonstrators marched to Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday (August 30) to protest against plans that President Donald Trump might rescind an Obama-era policy that protects nearly 600,000 immigrants who entered the country illegally as children and are known as "Dreamers". Trump's decision on whether to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, policy could reportedly be announced as early as next week. Immigrant advocates reacted to the news with a flurry of statements, promising to defend the program with protest and legal action. Civil rights groups said ending the program could increase racial divisions in the country in the wake of the recent violence in Charlottesville.

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Protestors rally against Trump's plans to scrap 'Dreamers' program

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 01:22