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Latinos root for Trump reversal on DACA
Felipa Graham, owner of Botanica Ortencia on Atlanta Highway in Gainesville, said she's praying that God touches President Donald Trump's heart so he will make a deal with congressional Democrats on the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. - photo by Carlos Galarza
Many in the local Latino community don’t know what to make of the apparent about-face on the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals program by President Donald Trump. The president has gone from rescinding on Sept. 5 the Obama-era executive order creating DACA — a program allowing some 800,000 illegal immigrants brought to the United States as minors to remain here and work — to last week negotiating with Democrat leaders in Congress a possible deal that would save DACA.