Trump's messy and muddled reasoning on DACA — Editorial

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In a Fox News report on the legal battle over DACA, Judge Andrew P. Napolitano provided background on the history of the amnesty program, writing, "Shortly after President Obama formalized two programs, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (commonly known as DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (commonly, DAPA), in a series of executive orders, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled that DAPA - the orders protecting undocumented immigrants who are the parents of children born here - was unconstitutional". As of right now, what are you advising those dreamers to do moving forward?

President of the Tyler Economic Development Council, Tom Mullins, said Hispanics are a major contributor to the workforce and have a significant economic impact.

Torres said the consequences, in the worst-case scenario, for young men and women affected by the decision could be anger, gang involvement and unwanted pregnancies.

In the 16 years that President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama were in office, nothing was done by the Congress. Though they will deny it, the Republicans like the cheap labor that the business community applauds, and the Democrats like the cheap votes that government largess affords. "Overnight there was a change, and that's something you cannot do".

Many economists reject those arguments, pointing out that 6 million jobs remain unfilled in the United States, a record high, despite DACA recipients being employed. "But not today", he said. Construction firms in Virginia can't find skilled builders and trucking companies in Kansas are short on drivers, just to name a few industries with hiring issues.

But the longevity of DACA may have given applicants reasonable expectations that the rules would continue in their current form, said Seth Grossman, former deputy general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security.

On Tuesday, Trump urged Congress to act but also opened the door to a possible reconsideration of his decision, tweeting that he would "revisit" the matter if Congress did not meet the six-month deadline. Carla Provost, the acting Border Patrol chief, said 160 unaccompanied children who were arrested crossing the border since 2012 were suspected of having gang affiliations, including with the MS-13. But that doesn't settle the matter. The less likely such deportations are, he added, the more important it is for Congress to come up with a fix.

That's according to a Democratic aide who was not authorized to publicly discuss the private meeting and spoke on condition of anonymity.

He and the other attorneys general say racial bias is also behind the move to end DACA.

It turns out President Donald Trump sent his reassuring tweet about so-called "Dreamers" at the urging of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.

ABC's "World News Tonight" came in second with four minutes and 48 seconds of pro-DACA bias and only two seconds for those who opposed it. In leading off the bias, White House Correspondent Cecilia Vega seemed to relish the intense backlash against the President.

They are heroes like Alonso Guillén, a Mexican immigrant and a generous soul who lost his life rescuing Houstonians stranded in floodwaters. "We evaluate their situations individually because part of our goal is to make post-secondary education as accessible as possible". "As a person who has followed this for many, many, many years in the U.S., I have a huge sadness to see what is happening".

Now let's see if Republicans have what it takes to do it.

"This has created a great deal of uncertainty and anxiety, certainly for the people who are eligible for DACA, the people who thought they'd be eligible for DACA and the businesses that employ these individuals", Berkowitz said. He sued earlier this year to challenge Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

For simple starters, the 800,000 registered, law-abiding Dreamers raised as Americans should be granted a clear path to citizenship. It's time to see through the Dreamers maze.

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