MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 27 Sep 2021 06:28:45 +0000 Harris supports 'Dreamers' on DACA anniversary http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/97e87157072149aa90c06b5d26fc7e89 On the 9th anniversary of the Obama-era DACA program, Vice President Kamala Harris pledged the Biden administration would "protect our Dreamers" and called for a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants. (June 15) 97e87157072149aa90c06b5d26fc7e89 Tue, 15 Jun 2021 22:27:38 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:US NETWORK POOLWashington, DC - 15 June 20211. SOUNDBITE (English) Kamala Harris, U.S. Vice President:"I will tell you, we are here on this day, on the anniversary of DACA, and I'm here on behalf of the Biden Harris administration to tell you this administration fully intends to do everything in our power to protect our Dreamers. There will be no question about that. There is no question about that. And it is really for one simple reason. And this I say to our dreamers, because you are home. This is the only home you've known. And this issue is as fundamental as that."++WHITE FLASH++2. SOUNDBITE (English) Kamala Harris, U.S. Vice President:"Even with DACA in place, we know that Dreamer's live in a constant state of fear about their status and about their future, and it is critically important that we provide a pathway to citizenship to give people a sense of certainty and a sense of security."++WHITE FLASH++3. SOUNDBITE (English) Kamala Harris, U.S. Vice President:"It is time for us to renew our embrace of the traditions and the history of America and create a pathway for citizenship. So there is an urgency to this moment. And your stories are America's stories. And that's why we're here today, to share stories and to renew our commitment to this issue, both in terms of making progress, seeing action, but also making it very clear that when we are talking about a fundamental issue that is about the safety and security and citizenship, we should create a pathway and allow people that opportunity, people who in many cases for decades have been serving our country with courage and commitment."++ENDS ON SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE:Vice President Kamala Harris marked the 9th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - or DACA - by meeting with a group of female immigrants who have temporary protection status under the program.Harris told the group of care professionals that the Biden Harris will do "everything in our power to protect our Dreamers. There will be no question about that.""And it is really for one simple reason. And this I say to our dreamers, because you are home. This is the only home you've known. And this issue is as fundamental as that," Harris said.DACA is an Obama-era policy that has provided temporarily protection from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.Biden, as part of his efforts toward overhauling the nation's immigration laws, has called on Congress to make the program permanent. The U.S. House recently passed a bill that would provide ways to obtain permanent legal status for DACA recipients, as well as other immigrants in the country under temporary programs protecting them from deportation. But the Senate has yet to follow suit and there are few signs of progress on Capitol Hill, as Republicans have launched political fusillades over problems at the U.S.-Mexico border.Harris on Tuesday renewed calls for the Senate to pass the legislation and pledged a renewed "commitment to this issue" by the White House.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. On the 9th anniversary of the Obama-era DACA program, Vice President Kamala Harris pledged the Biden administration would "protect our Dreamers" and called for a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants. (June 15) Harris supports 'Dreamers' on DACA anniversary