• Highlights of a proposed GOP immigration compromise

    5 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    Highlights of a proposed immigration compromise distributed to Republican lawmakers Thursday by House GOP leaders:
    PROTECTING IMMIGRANTS FROM DEPORTATION
    - Young immigrants brought to U.S. illegally as children could apply for renewable permission to stay legally for six years.
    - Program would cover 1.8 million people protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, or those who are eligible for it. DACA covers many younger people who arrived in U.S. before June 15, 2007.
    - Also covers many children brought to U.S. by legal immigrant workers.
    - After five years...
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