Looks like a DACA deal is in the works between Trump and the Congress that’s got some Trump supporters calling the President Amnesty Don and burning their MAGA hats. Now, Texas’ hope that Trump would’ve been the ONE to solve this major issue, where others didn’t, seems a distant memory.
Over the past two years, Donald Trump has taken perhaps every position possible on DACA. These stances have ranged from the more hard-lined solutions to preemptive surrender on the issue. For instance, in 2016 Trump declared emphatically that:
“We will immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive amnesties, in which he defied federal law and the constitution to give amnesty to approximately 5 million illegal immigrants…no one will be immune or exempt from enforcement – and ICE and Border Patrol officers will be allowed to do their jobs.”
And yet for the past year, Trump has essentially kept DACA in place, at least with regard to “DREAMers,” effectively doing exactly what he promised he wouldn’t. In fact, in the aftermath of the most recent deal wherein the administration essentially offered up the codification of Obama’s policy (and more) in exchange for border security funding, Trump (the man touted for his …
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