DACA advocates get the vote they want, so get ready for more sob stories about illegals

Through a series of complicated legislative maneuvers, it appears that a pro-DACA legalization move from congressional "moderates" has been sidelined in favor of a compromise in Congress for a series of votes on legalizing 11 million Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, coupling them with some border security measures to rope in conservative votes.  Here are two stories about it, explaining the tangled dance of legislation. It looks like the deal President Trump was bucking for earlier – swapping DACA legalization for a wall – so it shouldn't be that much of a shock.  But illegals and their advocates are calling it a victory (and moderates, who lost their campaign to override congressional committees by just two votes short of the necessary 218, are keeping that maneuver open to maybe get more votes from their sour-grapes fellows), so you can just bet which side of the equation is going to get the most...(Read Full Post)

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