Friday, August 28, 2020

A nation of immigrants no more: How a second term could cement Donald Trump’s vision of America

Nicole Narea on Vox explored what a second term by President Trump would mean for immigration.  Expect more of the same and policy changes that will take a generation to undo.

Consider the future of DACA in a second term:

"[T]he administration could terminate DACA using the same method it employed in 2017, but with another, more thorough memo. That could throw into doubt the future of hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients, as well as the more than 66,000 people who have become eligible for the program since the administration stopped accepting new applications in 2017. Congress has struggled to pass legislation offering them permanent protections, which they have awaited for nearly two decades, and the administration has indicated it would deport them if they lose their legal status."


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