The Headlines Say It All: GOP Border and DACA Bills ‘A Slap to Immigrants’


Speaker Boehner and House Republicans, not too long ago, passed two cruel bills that strip down protections afforded to children fleeing violence and end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  What’s been the media reaction since then?  It hasn’t been pretty.  See for yourself.

La Opinión: A slap to immigrants

Washington Post’s The Morning Plum: GOP moves from ‘self deport’ to ‘throw them all out’

Talking Points Memo: House GOP Votes To Spurn Obama, Deport Dreamers Before Leaving Town

The Albuquerque Journal Editorial: House GOP’s latest immigration bill mean-spirited

The Huffington Post: House Republicans Vote to Deport as Many Kids as Possible

The National Journal: Divided House Approves $694M Border Bill, Deportation Measure

MSNBC: The House GOP’s immigration plan: ‘Deport ‘em all’

The Wall Street Editorial: The GOP’s Border Spectacle

The Washington Examiner: House votes to end Obama’s deferred deportation program

The Washington Times: House backs faster deportations, cancels ‘dreamer’ policy

The Huffington Post: GOP Panics, Attacks DREAMers and Border Children

Univision: “Dreamers and Activists Outraged By the Republican Bill that Would Limit DACA”

The Washington Post: House passes two Republican measures in response to surge of child migrants

EFE: “Republicans Want to Deport 11 Million.”

La Opinión: Anti-immigrant Climate Grows in Congress: Go against DACA

Fox News Latino: From DREAMers To Border Crisis, Changing Face Of Immigration Keeps Upending Debate

The Washington Post: How we treat vulnerable children on the border shows the world America’s values

The Huffington Post: House Votes To Strip Deportation Relief From Dreamers

Washington Post’s The Morning Plum: More GOP demagoguery on border crisis

The Huffington Post: Wall Street Journal Editorial Scolds Republican ‘Deportation Caucus’

The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Editorial: Another GOP failure on immigration

What’s more, a new Fox News pollreveals that 65 percent of Americans – including an overwhelming 56 percent of Republicans – want immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship over “no Congressional action at all.”  When will Mr. Boehner the House Republicans ever get serious about reforming the broken immigration system?

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