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US: Fact Checker: The Trump administration’s claim that DACA ‘helped spur’ the 2014 surge of minors crossing the border (Includes video)
Washington Post – September 06, 2017
What is the evidence for the claim that DACA led to the surge of unaccompanied minors? Note the DACA rules above, which included arriving before Obama’s June 15, 2012, announcement, arriving with a parent and living continuously in the United States for five years. “These young people would not have qualified,” said Doris M. Meissner, who was commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service during the Bill Clinton administration and now directs the immigration policy program at the Migration Policy Institute.