Trump to Congress: DACA isn’t happening without a border wall

Trump to Congress: DACA isn’t happening without a border wall
Border wall (Image: Fox News video screen grab)

[Ed. – There’s a sizable constituency that doesn’t want DACA at all, so this will be interesting.  Pavlich writes of negotiating with Democrats, but Republicans are as much of a negotiating issue on this topic.  They’re all over the map.]

As lawmakers prepare to come back to work in Washington D.C. after the New Year, President Trump is laying the groundwork for a negotiation with Democrats on illegal immigration.

Funding for the wall is expected in the budget, which needs to pass by January 19. President Trump will likely visit a series of wall prototypes being built in San Diego as plans move forward.

In September Trump announced DACA must be handled through a legislative process, not by pen in the Oval Office. He also said at the time that the details of a deal in Congress were being worked on and again said DACA should come in exchange for the wall.

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