One Detroit | DACA Misconceptions

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On Easter Sunday, President Trump wrote a series of tweets saying that there would be no deal to legalize the status of Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who are recipients of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). He also called on Republicans in Congress to pass tougher anti-immigration legislation, saying Mexico was letting caravans of people into their country, and that "They must stop the big drug and people flows, or I will stop their cash cow, NAFTA. NEED WALL!'

Read the full story here from The Washington Post: ‘No more DACA deal,’ Trump says as he threatens to ‘stop’ NAFTA if Mexico doesn’t better secure border >


One Detroit | DACA Misconceptions

Are DACA recipients criminals? Do they have amnesty? One Detroit talked with immigration law expert, Professor Andrew Moore (University of Detroit Mercy School of Law), to tackle common DACA misconceptions.


PBS NewsHour | As immigration increases, violent crime falls or stays the same

Many times during his campaign, President Trump has connected immigration and rising crime rates in the U.S. But how does research on crime rates match up to the President's rhetoric?

In a recent story by PBS News Hour, Marshall Project reporter, Anna Flagg joined Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the findings from a recent report by The Marshall Project, which analyzed a study of immigration and crime in 200 cities dating back to the 1980s.

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