Magazine article Screen International

Backlash as Trump Scraps 'Dreamers' Programme

Magazine article Screen International

Backlash as Trump Scraps 'Dreamers' Programme

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Disney chief Bob Iger calls decision on immigration scheme ‘cruel and misguided’.

US Spanish-language TV networks Telemundo and Univision alongside Disney chief Bob Iger have blasted president Donald Trump for scrapping the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative known as the ‘Dreamers’ programme.

Attorney-general Jeff Sessions announced on Tuesday that the immigration initiative introduced by Barack Obama to prevent the deportation of young, mostly Latin American, undocumented immigrants, will end. Congress has six months to enact a replacement immigration plan. Obama said the move by the White House was “wrong”.

NBCUniversal-owned Telemundo said in a statement: “Telemundo stands with the 800,000 Dreamers who are integral to the economy, culture and spirit of our nation. …

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