U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday that U.S. President Joe Biden has called for so-called “dreamer” immigrants to obtain citizenship. He said on Thursday that Congressional Democrats are drafting a proposal The big budget bill should solve the immigration problem.
Biden, who commented to reporters at the White House, said on Sunday that he was not sure whether the access to citizenship for immigrants protected under the Child Arrival Deferred Repatriation Program (DACA) program could be included in the bill of the Democratic plan without Republican support. pass.
He made his latest comments after meeting with Democratic lawmakers at the White House on immigration issues. “It’s going very well,” Biden said of the meeting, adding that he agreed to include the immigration proposal in the bill.
Senate Democratic leaders told other members this month that the budget measures will open the door to extending legislation on climate measures, social spending and children’s tax credits.
However, it is not clear whether the Senate members who decide which provisions can be included in the budget plan will approve the inclusion of immigration measures.
DACA protects recipients from deportation, grants them work permits and driving licenses, and in some cases better access to educational financial assistance. It does not provide a way to obtain citizenship.
People protected by DACA are mainly young Hispanic adults born in Mexico and Central and South American countries who were brought to the United States when they were young.