Trump Urges Congress to Use 'Nuclear Option' to Pass Immigration Reform

President Trump arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in Florida for Easter weekend

President Trump arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in Florida for Easter weekend

They really let them down.

It was not immediately clear what Trump was referring to when he said people are coming to take advantage of the program. "It's a shame", according to a pool report.

The tweet apparently referred to a group of 1,500 men, women and children from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador who are traveling in a "refugee caravan" organized by Pueblo sin Fronteras, a USA -based immigration advocacy group. The group organized two similar caravans in 2017 and has aided migrants and refugees on the move for over 15 years, according to its website.

By traveling together, the immigrants hope to protect themselves from the crime and extortion that makes the route through Mexico toward the USA border risky. But the caravan has nothing to do with DACA - the roughly 1,200 people marching mostly from Honduras are seeking political asylum.

Trump's Twitter screed began with him repeating claims of immigrant "caravans" heading to the US from Central America while blaming Mexico for allegedly failing to halt them at its border. Here are the facts.

Minutes after wishing the nation a happy Easter on Sunday, Trump denounced "liberal" laws that he said were preventing Border Patrol agents from doing their jobs. He says the three can make the most progress by holding regularly scheduled meetings between smaller groups of negotiators, they said.

During an appearance on Fox and Friends, the union chief of the National Border Patrol Council, Brandon Judd, suggested the "catch and release" policy was partly to blame. "They laugh at our dumb immigration laws"'.

Judd said the immigrants seeking asylum would "create havoc and chaos" while in the USA awaiting hearings on their refugee status.

Individuals in the caravans often try to reach the US border, but usually not as part of the caravan.

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A group called Pueblo Sin Frontera, or People Without Borders, organized the mass movement through Mexico as a way of helping Central American migrants avoid criminal gangs and harassment by authorities as they trek to the United States border.

And Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) tweeted that Trump is making statements about undocumented immigration that do not even apply to DACA.

This morning, before attacking the program he willfully ended, Trump also went after "caravans" of people supposedly coming from Central America into the United States through Mexico, mistakenly saying Mexico needed to secure its northern border.

He said Mexico must "stop the big drug and people flows, or I will stop their cash cow, NAFTA".

The Mexican peso trimmed its losses in late NY session on news of the meetings, rallying from a session low 18.355 per USA dollar toward 18.20.

Trump lashed out at Mexico in his second of the three tweets Sunday.

Trump, who has taken a hard line on legal and illegal immigration as president, said in September he was terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but gave the Republican-controlled Congress until March 6 to replace it. Congress failed to meet that deadline, but courts have ruled the program can remain in place for now. They want to get your situation taken care of. Its executive vice president is James Davis, and he says it would be "irresponsible and represent a grave injustice" not to compromise with Democrats on permanently protecting young "Dreamer" immigrants in exchange for $25 billion for border security.

It should be noted that the migrants who are traveling in the caravan, no matter their age, would not qualify for DACA.

The Trump administration is pushing for a preliminary Nafta deal to announce at a summit in Peru next week, and will host cabinet ministers in Washington to try to achieve a breakthrough, according to three people familiar with the talks.

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