Dream Act Not Enough For Some Immigration Activists—Including Dreamers
Dream Act Not Enough for Some Immigration Activists—Including Dreamers
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BY: Paul Crookston Follow @P_CrookstonOctober 2, 2017 2:45 pm
Democrats seeking an immigration deal with Republicans and President Donald Trump are facing resistance from immigrant activists who are rejecting any compromise that would tighten border security and demanding more extensive legislation to protect illegal immigrants from deportation.
Despite Democratic leaders’ declared commitment to help so-called Dreamers, illegal immigrants brought to the United States as minors, they are catching sustained flak from immigration activists for their willingness to compromise with Trump, the New York Times reports.
After the Trump administration last month rescinded former President Barack Obama’s Deferred …