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Democratic lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee expressed concern about the plan, citing an internal agency analysis that found it could
Carson urged Congress to come up with a comprehensive plan for immigration reform.
"If you read the rule carefully, you will see it gives a six-month deferral, "Carson told the oversight committee." The deferral could be renewed twice, for a total of 18 months – "eno
"Congress has a responsibility to make the laws that govern, and they have the ability to change that," Carson said. "If in fact you want to explain to the American citizens who have been in the waiting list for several years." Why we should continue to support you, I would be happy to join you in that. "
HUD's proposal that every member living in a subsidized housing be eligible for "eligible immigration status."
Subsidies but allow families of people living in the United Kingdom mixed-immigration status to live together as long as one person.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, said she is "troubled by Secretary Carson's recent cruel proposal for family housing with mixed immigration status."
"Written said." "Mixed-immigration status allows families to remain together and exclusively subsidize only those family members with eligible status," Waters said. "The Trump Administration's proposal puts mixed-status families at risk of being evicted, separated, and left homeless."
HUD's analysis of the proposal, pushed by White House's senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, found that the new rule would displace more than 55,000 children who are legal US
The HUD analysis, written by career staff, concluded that The proposal for the granting of a contract for the granting of a contract for the granting of a contract for the granting of a contract is that of a family member.
"Mr. Secretary, the "D" in HUD does not stand for deportation, "said Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), adding that affordable housing for Americans should not come as a result of" throwing other Americans out into the street. " Carson told a Democratic senator last week that the motivation behind the Trump administration's plan for the inventory of all immigrants living in public housing is building up to pressure immigration reform and pointed out that no one will actually be evicted for 18 months, according to the senator who spoke on the condition of anonymity to relay a private conversation. When the President said Trump is unlikely to sign a comprehensive immigration plan, Carson replied: "The thinking on that may be changing."
Karoun Demirjian contributed to this report .