DACA Recipients See Hopes Dwindle As White House Discussions Flounder

Nov 30, 2017

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Immigrants in Texas who are part of the beleaguered DACA program are seeing their prospects dwindle as Democratic discussions with the Trump administration fell apart this week.

As The Texas Tribune reports, each day that passes without a fix means hundreds more undocumented immigrants are put at risk of deportation.

These immigrants were brought to the U.S. as children, and the Obama administration had previously decided that they should not be held accountable for their parents’ decisions.

Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi were scheduled to meet with the President this week to try and save the program. But the Democrats backed out of the meeting after a tweet from President Trump accused Schumer and Pelosi of wanting “illegal immigrants [to flood] into our Country unchecked.”

The President added, “I don’t see a deal!”