Thursday, February 9th, 2017

A lawful step for the immigration system


"President Obama recently announced a policy to stop deportation of most undocumented immigrants who came here as children and to give them a quasi-status, called deferred action, that can let them work legally.  Perhaps 800,000 Dreamers (as these young migrants are known, because they would be covered under most versions of the long-stalled Dream Act) will benefit.  Pundits have been quick to label this initiative a kind of presidential penance for alienating Latino supporters through