President Trump temporarily scrapped the Obama-era DACA executive order, putting the legitimate burden of passing immigration reform, as it pertains to thousands of illegal immigrant children brought to the U.S. at no fault of their own, on to the U.S. Congress.
Now that true meaningful DACA legislation will most likely come to pass in the Republican-led U.S. Congress, more and more hawkish Republican legislators are not coming around to supporting a DACA-specific immigration bill.
The press to pass the DACA bill is on, an it is being spearheaded by Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo, who has always supported a more “nuanced” or “moderate” approach to immigration reform.
.@washingtonpost editorial has it right. Congress should act on a #DACA #Dreamer solution now. Almost 1 million hard-working young immigrants are anxious & fearful. Let's get it done. https://t.co/EvEdqtu6NG
— Carlos Curbelo (@carloslcurbelo) December 13, 2017
Opponent so the DACA legislation fear that the door will then open for more comprehensive/amnesty-like bills may later be presented and possibly passed into law.