ACLU Comment on White House Immigration Principles
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration released its immigration principles tonight. Lorella Praeli, director of immigration policy and campaigns at the American Civil Liberties Union, issued the following statement:
“The White House ‘principles’ amount to nothing more than Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller’s Dreamer deportation outline. Miller’s wishlist of anti-immigrant policies is designed to scuttle progress for Dreamers and is afoul with unconstitutional ‘reforms.’
“Members of Congress of both parties who want to resolve the status of undocumented immigrant youth should recognize that these policies are a non-starter and get back to work on behalf of the vast majority of Americans who want to get something constructive done instead.”
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