Sep 1, 2017

Sources: Trump won't announce DACA changes today

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

President Trump will not be announcing any changes to DACA today, according to multiple sources.

  • Trump's aides are acutely aware of the explosive nature of the politics and human realities surrounding the decision, which could affect more than 750,000 people.
  • But it's not clear how much of that is getting through to the President, whose inputs are extremely constricted under the regime of new Chief of Staff General John Kelly.
  • DACA, a policy instituted during the Obama administration, temporarily shields illegal immigrants brought to America as children.
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