Menendez warns against changing chain migration for Dreamers

Menendez warns against changing chain migration for Dreamers


By:  Rafael Bernal
The Hill

 

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) said a deal to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is within reach, but warned Congress not to make irreversible changes to the immigration system.

“If you're asking me to end the possibility to claim a family member, which is a permanent change to the immigration system, that's probably beyond my reach,” Menendez said.

 “And it shouldn't be the choice, that's a false choice,” he added.

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