"It's particularly disheartening for those starting medical school and looking forward to their white coat ceremony", said Fisher, referring to the rite of passage that signifies a student's entrance into medical training.
"Swift action to protect Dreamers is consistent with our values as Americans and in the best interests of our country", Cohen wrote.
The opposite of our slow-moving, difficult but relatively permanent lawmaking process is rule by the executive branch - the president and the bureaucracy.
State lawmakers are now discussing changes to a 2011 law that prohibits undocumented students from paying in-state tuition at public colleges. People who already have a 2-year work visa through DACA that's set to expire before March 5, 2018 they have until Oct. 5, 2017 to submit their renewal paperwork.
Does the government have DACA recipients' information?"So I think the president was right to give us the time we need to find that compromise".
Will the government target DACA recipients for deportation?
"These lawsuits are not filed lightly", she said.
Nonetheless, Little said she is supportive of helping the DACA grantees.
"Dreamers are our neighbours, our friends and our co-workers".
Are they expected to deport themselves?
On Tuesday, Trump announced that he would wind down the program over the next six months, saying he didn't believe the DACA program would survive a lawsuit threatened by Republican attorneys general in nine states.
How will this impact the economy?"We put a stake in the ground".
"Having DACA partners supports the kind of diverse and creative workplace we seek to create and sustain at Starbucks", Paul Mutty, Starbucks' interim general counsel, said in his statement.