Saturday, December 9, 2017

AMNESTY WATCH: Pelosi Demands DACA Fix Before 'Reign of Terror' Sweeps Up DREAMers

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Democrats are still unwilling to leave for the holidays without a DACA fix, declaring today that "we're not going to turn this country into a reign of terror of domestic enforcement ...and have the DREAMers pay that price."
Thirty-four House Republicans sent a letter Tuesday to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) calling for a solution to save 800,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiaries from deportation before the end of the year.
Pelosi said at her weekly press conference today that a DACA agreement is one of Democrats' priorities, but "Democrats are not willing to shut the government down -- no."
"We've said to the president the night he agreed to the DACA legislation that we have a responsibility to protect our border, and we find -- think are many things we can do working together to do that. And members have been working in a bipartisan way to address that," she said later. "So we're not backing off anything, including meeting the needs of protecting our border."
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