Friday, January 19, 2018

Report: Number of Illegal 'Dreamers' Far Larger Than Previously Known: 3.6 Million



 That is a significant piece of information that changes the whole argument. 
We were lied to about Dreamers comprising 800,000 people. 

NewsMax reports an estimated 3.6 million illegal immigrants in America were brought here as children — a stunning figure more than three times higher than one commonly used in the contentious political debate over the fate of so-called Dreamers, USA Today reported.

The larger number isn't widely known because so much attention is currently focused on the 800,000 immigrants protected by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program — and terminated by President Donald Trump last September, the outlet noted.

Yet even though politicians toss around the terms "Dreamers" and "DACA" interchangeably, "that's not a distinction without a difference," House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told USA Today.
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