During his campaign,
But now Drumpf apparently wants to take that away and send these people “home” — many to countries they only lived in as infants and have no memory of.
Trump is reportedly going to announce the plan officially on Tuesday, along with a 6-month ultimatum to Congress to pass a law replacing it. But the GOP-run legislature doesn’t give us much hope.
Obviously politicians and celebs alike were disgusted by the move. See some of the strongest Twitter reactions (below)!
Taking legal protections away from 800,000 young people raised in this country is absolutely counter to what we stand for as a nation.
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) September 4, 2017
No time to waste – we’ve got to fight with everything we’ve got to #DefendDACA. Thanks, @jorgeramosnews, for sharing these powerful stories. https://t.co/rNtZZ4ONBy
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) September 4, 2017
If true, this would be one of the most cruel and immoral things Trump has done. Let’s stand up for #Dreamers and #DefendDACA https://t.co/T8mAvIwyMN
— D Wasserman Schultz (@DWStweets) September 4, 2017
When historians write of @realDonaldTrump‘s tenure, one word will be used over and over:
— Beau Willimon (@BeauWillimon) September 4, 2017
America, we are a fair and compassionate country.
We cannot turn our backs on #Dreamers.
These young people contribute to making us great.
— Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) September 4, 2017
[Image via CNN.]