Border Patrol Agents are not allowed to properly do their job at the Border because of ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws like Catch & Release. Getting more dangerous. “Caravans” coming. Republicans must go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws NOW. NO MORE DACA DEAL!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 1, 2018
By Alex Horton | The Washington Post
In a three-tweet salvo Sunday morning, President Donald Trump decried recent struggles with congressional Democrats to reach a deal that would legalize the status of millions of “dreamers,” undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children.
“Border Patrol Agents are not allowed to properly do their job at the Border because of ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws like Catch & Release,” Trump said in his first tweet. “Getting more dangerous. ‘Caravans’ coming. Republicans must go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws NOW. NO MORE DACA DEAL!”
DACA refers to the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which Trump ended in the fall. The program had allowed these dreamers to live in the country without fear of deportation.
Trump, a self-proclaimed “Fox & Friends” fan, appears to have fired off the tweets in response to a segment on the program earlier in the morning (at least the National Border Patrol Council sees a connection, it claimed in a post afterward).
Why are they moving in a caravan?
The Fox News opinion segment was in response to a BuzzFeed report on Friday that more than a thousand Central Americans, primarily from Honduras, were winding their way up through Mexico to the U.S. border on a nearly monthlong trip that began March 25. These migrants are looking to seek asylum from criminal elements back home or slip into the United States undetected.
Moving in a large group is expected to blunt the efforts of criminal gangs and
Source:: The Mercury News – Politics