Immigration Brief: What to Do About DACA

A DACA solution must balance the effects of an amnesty

By Mark Krikorian and Bryan Griffith on January 2, 2018

Op-ed: The prospects of an amnesty deal are fading.

As congressional leaders and the White House prepare to meet this week to discuss the controversial Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), Center for Immigration Studies Executive Director Mark Krikorian lays out the issues at play. In the latest installment in the Center's Immigration Brief video series, Krikorian explains the measures required to balance any amnesty for the nearly 700,000 illegal aliens whose two-year work permits granted under this unlawful program will begin expiring in March 2018.

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