House Freedom Caucus Slated To Craft Its Own DACA Proposal

House Freedom Caucus Slated To Craft Its Own DACA Proposal

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House Freedom Caucus Slated To Craft Its Own DACA Proposal
Daily Caller ^ | 09/12/2017 | JULIEGRACE BRUFKE

Posted on 09/12/2017 8:13:13 PM PDT by gubamyster

House Freedom Caucus (HFC) Chairman Mark Meadows said the powerful conservative group is planning to craft a bill aimed at reforming the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative.

President Donald Trump placed a six month limit in September on the Obama-era executive order, which provides a safeguard for more than 800,000 illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. The measure provides Congress a window to deliver a legislative solution for the program. Meadows told reporters Tuesday the HFC is hoping to put together a working group to begin constructing the measure within the week.

“We’re actually working on legislation. We obviously have a six-month time frame coming up to deal with DACA, and so it’s better that we put some guys on it to work on — work on legislation instead of just waiting back for something to happen,” Meadows said.

The North Carolina Republican said the conservative group is hoping to compose a “multifaceted” plan to deal with immigration-related issues.

“What we’re trying to do is get a consensus among conservatives in what we need to do there,” he said. “What we are doing is trying to get a couple Freedom Caucus folks to look at immigration, DACA, border security, e-verify, all the issues, and figure out the best approach to deal with all of that.”

Meadows said it’s critical they put forward a solution that meets conservative principles as Congress failed to deliver a debt-ceiling proposal consistent with the messaging GOP lawmakers touted on the campaign trail.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; daca; immigration

Aside from POTUS, it seems like the Freedom Caucus are the only ones actually trying to get anything done in DC.

To: gubamyster; Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; …

I propose all these illegal aliens be deported like yesterday…

To: gubamyster


Line 1: DACA is rescinded

Line 2: Adios

3 posted on 09/12/2017 8:16:51 PM PDT by qam1 (There’s been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that’s left is the bill to pay)

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