In this file photo taken on October 5, 2017 protesters shout slogans against US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as Dream Act, near the Trump Tower in New York. The hopes of hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers” were on hold March 5, 2018 as lawmakers missed an initial deadline for resolving the fate of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. Photo: AFP

Uncertain future for ‘Dreamer’ immigrants in US as congress misses deadline

The DACA programme that shielded nearly 700,000 of the immigrants from deportation was supposed to expire on March 5

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In this file photo taken on October 5, 2017 protesters shout slogans against US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as Dream Act, near the Trump Tower in New York. The hopes of hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers” were on hold March 5, 2018 as lawmakers missed an initial deadline for resolving the fate of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. Photo: AFP
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