Dreaming of a Dreamer Deal

DACA supporters outside the White House, September 2017 (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
The network of groups allied to Charles Koch thinks a pro-Dreamer agreement is close to fruition.

Indian Wells, Calif.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here’s no way a Democratic House and a Republican Senate could pass legislation resolving the future of the Dreamers before Election Day. Or is there?

“Dreamers” is the common term for undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children, who benefited from the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allowed them to avoid deportation.

The leaders of Stand Together — the coalition of political and charitable organizations established by billionaire Charles Koch — seem oddly optimistic; other observers of the immigration issue might even find their belief that a deal could come together this year to be …


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