President Donald Trump declared Thursday morning that there is not yet a deal in place to create a pathway to citizenship for so-called “Dreamers,” disputing multiple media reports that such an agreement had been struck between the White House and Democratic leaders in Congress.
“No deal was made last night on DACA. Massive border security would have to be agreed to in exchange for consent. Would be subject to vote,” the president wrote on Twitter.
But shortly after declaring that no agreement was in place replace DACA, the Obama-era program that his administration announced last week would be rescinded in six months, with legislation, Trump offered his own argument in favor of such a deal.
“Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military? Really!” the president wrote on Twitter, breaking his message up into two posts. “They have been in our country for many years through no fault of their own – brought in by parents at young age. Plus BIG border security.”
The deal that had reportedly been struck included a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children in exchange for beefed up …read more
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