On Sept. 4, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III announced that the Trump Administration would phase out the Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals program in six months. DACA is a program granting amnesty to illegal immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. If Congress wants to act to provide legal grounds for these criminals to stay in the United States, they can. President Trump is even encouraging, or daring, them to do so. He has previously said he “loves” the so-called “dreamers.” But, on solid legal ground, the administration will terminate the program which former President Barack Obama invented out of thin air, with not a lick of constitutional authority behind it.
Trump’s decision to end DACA is good. The odds are slim that Congress will pass a bill to grant amnesty in six months. The onus is on the pro-illegal immigration crowd to get the job done. Usually it’s the other way around, like during W. Bush and Obama’s administrations, when we patriots had to fight to get Congress to stop the executive branch’s agenda. It’s always easier to divide a parliamentary body and grind it to a halt, than to unite that parliamentary body …
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