The following is an excerpt from CECILIA VEGA ALI ROGIN JUSTIN FISHEL | September 5, 2017 | abcnews.go.com |
Talking points distributed by the Trump administration on Tuesday urge Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to "prepare for and arrange their departure from the United States" -- even as President Donald Trump and the White House are pushing Congress for a legislative solution to immigration reform.
The missive comes in a document obtained by ABC News that was provided to members of Congress in the aftermath of the Trump administration’s decision that it will be ending DACA -- the policy that protects undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children.
"The Department of Homeland Security urges DACA recipients to use the time remaining on their work authorizations to prepare for and arrange their departure from the United States -- including proactively seeking travel documentation -- or to apply for other immigration benefits for which they may be eligible," the document reads.
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