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Miami Republicans tell Trump to save DACA

A letter to President Trump


A letter to President Trump



With DACA on the ropes, members of Congress aren't racing to find a legislative fix. But two Florida Republicans are urging President Trump to maintain the program.

"Children brought to the United States at a young age did not have a choice in the matter,” reads a letter sent to Trump and signed by six House members, including Miami Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Carlos Curbelo. “For many, the United States is the only country they know or remember.”

The lawmakers say targeting Dreamers “would divert massive resources away from enforcement actions against criminals who pose the greatest threat to law and order.”

More here on the issue.

[Last modified: Friday, August 25, 2017 3:05pm]


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