President’s Obama’s five-year-old protections for those illegally brought to the US as kids is being phased out.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced two hours ago that the DACA program will wind down in the next few months. That gives time for Congress to come up with an alternative. But will anything pass without a Presidential push?
See the Department of Homeland Security’s FAQ on the termination of DACA here.
AirTalk reached out to several Republican members of Congress from California for their reaction, but as of the airing of this segment we had not received a response from any of them.
Lisa Mascaro, Congressional reporter for the Los Angeles Times
Art Arthur, resident Fellow in Law and Policy at the Center for Immigration Studies
Michael Tan, staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project