[Ed. – DACA was and is a half-baked solution to a messy problem that has been decades in the making.]
Over and over again, from the mouths of politicians in both parties, identity politics purveyors and cheap labor lobbyists, we hear the same refrains about President Obama’s 800,000 amnestied illegal alien youths:
“They don’t deserve to be punished.”
“They deserve protection.”
“They deserve the American dream.”
Deserve, deserve, deserve.
Over and over again, in countless cookie-cutter op-ed pieces published over the past month, so-called DREAMers have vociferously lamented President Donald Trump’s push to eventually undo their unconstitutional five-year reprieves from deportation plus coveted work permits:
“DREAMers like me have flourished under DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Trump might take it all away.”
“If Trump ends DACA, DREAMers like me will return to a life of anxiety and doubt.”
Since when did DACA become the Depression and Anxiety Cure for Amnesty-seekers?
The proper response to illegal alien activists demanding that Washington act “NOW!” to preserve their comfort, allay their anxieties and extend their unconstitutional protections indefinitely is this: