Republic Reporter Weighs In On DACA Loophole

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:33pm
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:41pm
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Nearly 800,000 DACA recipients are in a sort of legal limbo currently.

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to eliminate DACA, and there’s a deadline Friday to prevent a government shutdown. Coming up with a new plan for DACA is in the middle of that one, too, as those who tend to be hardliners on immigration want to tie that to expanded border security and a new wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Daniel Gonzalez is an immigration reporter for the Arizona Republic. He’s been following what critics are calling a DACA loophole — which has allowed an unknown number of recipients to obtain their Green Cards in a unique way.

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