President Donald Trump announced he will be revealing his policy towards the so-called dreamers over the next four weeks [Donald Trump Signals DACA Policy Within Next Four Week, by Charlie Spiering, Breitbart, January 26, 2017]. This is not what we wanted to hear. What we wanted to hear was that DACA, one of former president Obama’s unilateral amnesties, has been canceled for good. President Trump has already done some good things on immigration – but is he showing weakness here?
This is one of those issues where Main Stream Media framing has already prepared the battlefield to our disadvantage. Why are these illegal immigrants called “dreamers?” As President Trump himself said during the campaign: “You know what I want? I want dreamers to come from this country. You mentioned dreamers. I want the people in the United States that have children; I want them to have dreams also. We’re always talking about dreamers for other people. I want the children that are growing up in the United States to be dreamers also. They’re not dreaming right now.”[More.]