Editor’s Note: This originally appeared in The Hill.
The Republican approach to immigration is shifting as the 2018 midterm elections loom.
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The earthquake began when candidates backed by President Trump played strong anti-immigrant cards in Virginia’s gubernatorial race and Alabama’s Senate race — and both came up losers.
Trump, who had begun pulling down the curtain on the Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), is himself now talking a different game.
The popularity of DACA has been on the rise. The program allows many people who arrived illegally in the U.S. as children to avoid deportation.
Last week, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., took to the Senate floor and said, “We are in the process of negotiating with Republicans to provide a significant investment in
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