DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is an executive order by President Obama to allow minor children that came to the country illegally to remain here legally. These individuals are often referred to as dreamers. Some of these kids could now be as old as 36. The number of dreamers is about 800,000.
The DACA policy was implemented by President Obama as an executive order, and as such is clearly unconstitutional. The problem is that most dreamers are here through no fault of their own and most are good people who contribute to our society.
President Trump could have just repealed the unconstitutional executive order, but instead he sent the DACA issue back to Congress, and recommended a bill that was very humanitarian. He offered a path to citizenship for 1.8 million illegal immigrants.
The Democratic Party promised to help 800,000 dreamers, and Trump offered a path to citizenship for over twice that many. The Democratic Party should have declared a victory and voted for the plan. Their hate for Trump is greater than their desire to help the dreamers. Democrats don’t want to solve the problem. They want to keep it a political issue.
I have a problem with rewarding illegal immigrants a path to citizenship, but I do have sympathy for the dreamers. Trump’s proposal was a compassionate compromise as long as we secure the border so we won’t be facing the same issue again in a decade.
All President Trump asked for in the DACA bill was to secure the border with a wall where needed, stop the immigration lottery, and stop chain immigration. This was not sufficient reason for Democrats to vote against the bill. All three must be assured before the dreamers are given a path to citizenship.
I don’t know what the Democratic agenda is, except to oppose President Trump’s every move. That is not working out very well.
Democrats just won a Congressional seat in
. They put forward a good candidate. He talked more like a Republican than a
Democrat on the issues like the Second Amendment, abortion, and others. He even said he did not support Nancy Pelosi. It would be nice if he kept those campaign
promises when he votes in Congress, but it is safe to assume he will vote the
party line. Pennsylvania
The Democrats could have claimed a win with DACA, but they hated Trump more. Trump just keeps winning. How is that working out for the Democrat Party?
God bless President Trump and guide him to make
great again. America